Regulatory Compliance Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $135K per year; Principal Scientists, Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists, and Technical Writers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $108K, $98K, and approximately $78K, respectively. Pricing Managers at Roche Diagnostics Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($66K on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $134K annually) can be spotted in Tucson, Ariz.; Carmel, Ind. (approximately $120K), Pleasanton, Calif. ($110K), and San Jose, Calif. (about $88K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Indianapolis, Ind.; in fact, at $80K it is one of the worst-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Arizona; salaries there average to around $134K per year.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $76K annually. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $78K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $100K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Regulatory Compliance Managers, who make approximately $135K per year. Clinical Laboratory Scientist Certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $102K annually. Roche Diagnostics Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management — these employees rake in $135K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Regulatory Compliance in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $133K annually. Project Management is a popular skill among Roche Diagnostics Corporation workers, with slightly less than one-fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Data Analysis, Molecular Biology, and Biotechnology.
Benefits and Perks
Roche Diagnostics Corporation lets only 35 percent take paid vacation and only 23 percent take sick leave. To plan for old age, a large number of survey participants maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Nearly all workers can count on health insurance, and most respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Privileges also include a company cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.