The highest average salaries go to Regulatory Compliance Managers, who bring in close to about $135K annually, though Principal Scientists are not far behind at around $108K along with Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists (approximately $98K) and Technical Writers ($78K). Roche Diagnostics Corporation hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Pricing Managers ($66K on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($134K per year) can be spotted in Tucson, Ariz.; Carmel, Ind. (around $120K), Pleasanton, Calif. ($110K), and San Jose, Calif. ($88K) are the next top-paying cities. Indianapolis, Ind. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $80K. By state, Arizona offers the highest pay at $134K annually.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $76K per year. Average pay is $78K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Roche Diagnostics Corporation employees (33 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $100K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Regulatory Compliance Managers receive bigger paychecks ($135K annually) than those without credentials. Clinical Laboratory Scientist Certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at around $102K per year. At Roche Diagnostics Corporation, employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management receive the highest salaries at approximately $135K.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Regulatory Compliance; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $133K annually. A garden variety skill at Roche Diagnostics Corporation is Project Management; slightly less than one-fifth of Roche Diagnostics Corporation's people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Data Analysis, Molecular Biology, and Biotechnology as well.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Roche Diagnostics Corporation gives paid vacation days to 35 percent and sick leave to 23 percent. A large number of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of survey participants and dental coverage for a large number of workers. The company also dishes out perks such as a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.