The highest paychecks go to Directors of Human Resources, who earn an average about $140K per year, closely trailed by Senior Clinical Research Associates (approximately $98K), Research Scientists (around $81K), and Clinical Research Associates ($66K). Near the bottom at Quintiles Transnational Corp are Clinical Trial Assistants, pulling in an average of just $42K.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $85K annually. The largest fraction of Quintiles Transnational Corp people (35 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $62K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $100K annually) can be spotted in Raleigh-durham, N.C.; Raleigh, N.C. (approximately $96K), Morrisville, N.C. (around $95K), and San Diego, Calif. ($94K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Overland Park, Kan. — at $55K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Texas, where the average Quintiles Transnational Corp employee makes approximately $89K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $125K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Registered Nurse is rewarded with median pay of about $102K per year. Regarding salaries and education, Quintiles Transnational Corp pays those with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) the most — $90K.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Oncology among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $99K annually. Clinical Research is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; over a third of Quintiles Transnational Corp's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Data Analysis, Project Management, and Cardiology.
Benefits and Perks
As for time away from work, Quintiles Transnational Corp does compensate just over a half of workers for vacation days, but only about two-fifths of workers can take paid time off due to illness. The vast majority of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Quintiles Transnational Corp provides health insurance to most survey participants, and most workers do receive dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include a company cell phone, life insurance, optional telecommute / work from home, and tuition reimbursement.