Bringing in the most money are Senior Clinical Research Associates — their earnings average $97K per year. Nurse Educators are a close second at around $97K along with Pharmaceuticals Sales Representatives (about $73K) and SAS Programmers ($71K). Quintiles Transnational Corp hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Clinical Trial Assistants ($41K on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $100K annually) can be spotted in Raleigh-durham, N.C.; Raleigh, N.C. ($75K), Durham, N.C. (around $62K), and Boston, Mass. ($62K) are the next top-paying cities. At approximately $47K, Overland Park, Kan. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $97K per year) in New York.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $85K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (38 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $58K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $97K annually for Registered Nurses; non-accredited workers make much less. Certified Clinical Research Associates with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $92K per year. The best paid folks at Quintiles Transnational Corp have a Master of Science (MS), Biotechnology, earning around $125K annually.
Employees who count People Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $110K per year. Clinical Research is a popular skill among Quintiles Transnational Corp workers, with just under one in four of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Data Analysis, Project Management, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
42 percent receive paid vacation, and only one in five workers get sick leave. Nearly all workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). At Quintiles Transnational Corp, nearly all survey participants have health insurance, and almost all employees have dental coverage. Quintiles Transnational Corp folks also make good use of a company cell phone, life insurance, gym membership, and tuition reimbursement.