Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $100K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (36 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $74K annually on average.
SAS Programmers rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $145K per year; Clinical Research Associates come in second with median earnings amounting to about $91K, and Clinical Trial Assistants rank near the top as well ($73K).
When it comes to skills, SAS seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $145K annually. Clinical Research also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; approximately one-half of employees surveyed report using it at work.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, a strong majority of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all survey participants, and for the vast majority of survey participants, dental coverage is too. Some other perks are a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, stock options, and life insurance.