Average Salary for Quintiles Transnational Corp Employees

The average employee at Quintiles Transnational Corp takes home $79K annually. What you do at the company influences pay for Quintiles Transnational Corp workers the most, followed by how long you've been working and where you live. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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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) (18)
$84,848 - $167,516  
[-]Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA) (18)
Salary$81,990 - $104,405  
Bonus$2,000 - $11,000  
Total Pay$84,848 - $167,516  
[+]Clinical Research Associate (CRA) (6)
$46,530 - $97,879  
[+]Clinical Research Associate (CRA) (6)
Salary$48,640 - $90,517  
Bonus$576 - $7,777  
Total Pay$46,530 - $97,879  
[+]SAS Programmer (3)
$50,927 - $110,066  
[+]SAS Programmer (3)
Salary$51,655 - $93,631  
Bonus$657 - $11,102  
Total Pay$50,927 - $110,066  
[+]Administrative Assistant (3)
$25,896 - $54,233  
[+]Administrative Assistant (3)
Salary$24,114 - $45,931  
Bonus$317.36 - $4,702  
Total Pay$25,896 - $54,233  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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About This Company

United States of America 


Pharmaceutical industry

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Earning about $125K on average, Business Development Directors receive the most money, followed by Senior Clinical Research Associates ($94K), Senior Business Analysts ($90K), and SAS Programmers (around $69K). Financial compensation for Clinical Trial Assistants is rather low — only approximately $43K — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $84K. The largest fraction of Quintiles Transnational Corp people (38 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $63K per year.


Median pay is highest in Detroit (around $93K annually), followed by Atlanta (approximately $76K), Cary (about $75K), and Boston ($73K). Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $55K) is Overland Park. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; salaries there average to about $92K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $100K. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Clinical Research Associates with credentials; these people typically earn $92K annually. At Quintiles Transnational Corp, employees who hold a Master of Science (MS), Biotechnology receive the highest salaries at around $130K.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Operations Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $180K. One of the more prevalent skills at Quintiles Transnational Corp is Clinical Research, with roughly one in three considering it a key competency. Key skills also include Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Oncology.

Benefits and Perks

A strong majority of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. For nearly all workers, benefits include health insurance, and a solid majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Other privileges include a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Quintiles Transnational Corp


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

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

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