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Average Salary for Quintiles Transnational Corp Employees

Compensation for Quintiles Transnational Corp employees tends to be around $79K per year. Your role at the company primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level and your city are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Quintiles Transnational Corp. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Quintiles Transnational Corp typically pays:
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Employer: Quintiles Transnational Corp
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[-]Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) (20)
$85,361 - $165,284  
[-]Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) (20)
Salary$82,776 - $103,924  
Bonus$2,013 - $8,274  
Total Pay$85,361 - $165,284  
[+]Clinical Research Associate (CRA) (6)
$46,677 - $97,026  
[+]Clinical Research Associate (CRA) (6)
Salary$47,943 - $89,398  
Bonus$616 - $9,393  
Total Pay$46,677 - $97,026  
[+]Administrative Assistant (3)
$25,839 - $54,169  
[+]Administrative Assistant (3)
Salary$24,085 - $46,085  
Bonus$339.91 - $5,580  
Total Pay$25,839 - $54,169  
[+]SAS Programmer (3)
$50,920 - $105,152  
[+]SAS Programmer (3)
Salary$50,861 - $93,771  
Bonus$721 - $10,514  
Total Pay$50,920 - $105,152  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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Quintiles Transnational Corp Details

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Business Development Directors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $125K — though Senior Clinical Research Associates, Senior Business Analysts, and SAS Programmers also do fairly well at $94K, around $90K, and $69K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Quintiles Transnational Corp are Clinical Trial Assistants — typical salaries for this role approach approximately $43K.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Quintiles Transnational Corp for between five and ten years haul in about $84K on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (38 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $63K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $93K per year) can be spotted in Detroit; Atlanta ($76K), Cary (around $75K), and Boston (approximately $73K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Overland Park at $55K. By state, Quintiles Transnational Corp employees make the most in California, earning about $92K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $100K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Salaries typically rise to $92K per year for accredited Certified Clinical Research Associate s. Quintiles Transnational Corp workers who hold a Master of Science (MS), Biotechnology are also well compensated, earning $130K on average.


Skill-wise, employees who report Operations Management as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning approximately $180K on average. One of the more prevalent skills at Quintiles Transnational Corp is Clinical Research, with nearly one-third considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Oncology.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of workers, and a solid majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other advantages of working at Quintiles Transnational Corp are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and flexible hours.

Key Stats

71 %
29 %
$44,248 - $93,036
$56,701 - $103,382
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

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