Business Development Directors are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $125K annually; Senior Clinical Research Associates, SAS Programmers, and Clinical Research Associates also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $96K, $71K, and about $66K, respectively. Earning only $43K on average, Clinical Trial Assistants make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Quintiles Transnational Corp for between five and 10 years earn around $86K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $59K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $76K per year) can be spotted in Morrisville, N.C.; Raleigh, N.C. ($75K), Durham, N.C. (about $65K), and Marietta, Ga. ($62K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($58K) in Atlanta, Ga., one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New Jersey, where they average to about $93K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Registered Nurses, who make around $97K per year. On average, salaries rise to $92K annually for accredited Certified Clinical Research Associates. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Science (MS), Biotechnology; Quintiles Transnational Corp awards $125K to these degree-holders.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Oncology among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $97K per year. A common skill in Quintiles Transnational Corp's work force is Clinical Research; about one in four of survey participants report using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Project Management, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Half of employees have paid vacation, and only about one in four employees can take paid time off for illness. Quintiles Transnational Corp sponsors a 401(k) program, and a large number of employees use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all employees, and for most respondents, dental coverage is too. A few more workplace perks are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.