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Average Salary for Quintiles Transnational Corp Employees

The median salary at Quintiles Transnational Corp is $78K per year. Quintiles Transnational Corp paychecks are largely negotiated based on what you do at the company, though your experience level and geography are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Quintiles Transnational Corp typically pays:
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Employer: Quintiles Transnational Corp
Average Salary Range by Job
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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) (17)
$84,768 - $168,626  
[-]Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) (17)
Salary$82,414 - $104,672  
Bonus$2,013 - $13,906  
Total Pay$84,768 - $168,626  
[+]Clinical Research Associate (CRA) (6)
$44,843 - $104,355  
[+]Clinical Research Associate (CRA) (6)
Salary$47,505 - $97,509  
Bonus$645 - $8,306  
Total Pay$44,843 - $104,355  
[+]SAS Programmer (4)
$49,837 - $120,094  
[+]SAS Programmer (4)
Salary$52,009 - $96,540  
Bonus$610 - $9,319  
Total Pay$49,837 - $120,094  
[+]Sr. Administrative Assistant (3)
$36,784 - $66,861  
[+]Sr. Administrative Assistant (3)
Salary$37,133 - $64,713  
Bonus$546 - $5,224  
Total Pay$36,784 - $66,861  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100

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Business Development Directors are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $125K annually on average; Senior Clinical Research Associates are next on the list, bringing in close to $95K, followed by Senior Business Analysts earning about $90K and SAS Programmers making $70K. Senior Administrative Assistants make an average around $50K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $85K per year. The largest slice of the Quintiles Transnational Corp workforce (36 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $59K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K per year) can be spotted in Detroit, Mich.; Raleigh, N.C. (about $75K), Boston, Mass. (approximately $65K), and Durham, N.C. ($65K) are the next top-paying cities. Overland Park, Kan. is near the bottom for pay at $55K. Across Quintiles Transnational Corp's U.S. offices, employees in the state of New York earn the most, taking home $91K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $94K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Certified Clinical Research Associates with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $83K annually. It pays to have a Master of Science (MS), Biotechnology at Quintiles Transnational Corp — these employees make the most at $125K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Oncology in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $96K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Clinical Research; approximately one in four consider it a key competency. Three more common skills are Project Management, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.


At Quintiles Transnational Corp, there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Quintiles Transnational Corp provides an optional 401(k) plan, and the vast majority of survey participants participate. Nearly all respondents can count on health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Quintiles Transnational Corp employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, gym membership, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Quintiles Transnational Corp


80 %
20 %
$44,319 - $91,255
$50,500 - $98,684
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
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