A Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals earns an average salary of $79,961 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals Total Pay (?
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$51,557 - $120,283
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Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals Total Pay (?
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$17.58 - $82.92
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,557 - $120,283  
   
Bonus
$1,004 - $19,464  
Profit Sharing
$690 - $19,866  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$52,077 - $132,354  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 444
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$17.58 - $82.92  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $65.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,004 - $19,464  
   
Profit Sharing
$690 - $19,866  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$52,077 - $132,354  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 444
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Job Description for Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals
Pharmaceutical project managers oversee the development of new medicines or medical equipment. They must be well organized and able to handle working with several different groups of people. They work with the engineers who create the medicines and medical equipment, the doctors who run pharmaceutical trials and the clinical researchers who compile all of the findings in medical trials. They manage these groups collectively to make sure that development is running smoothly and on time. They sometimes must make the difficult decision to stop development and trials if the medicine or medical equipment is causing too many negative effects such as permanent injury or death.
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Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals Tasks
  • Create reports on status, final deliverables, and challenges for clients, management, and regulatory bodies.
  • Manage timelines, budget, and risks for each assigned project.
  • Interact with clients to identify requirements and specify project plans, schedules, and deliverables.
  • Manage data, documentation and error or problem reports.
Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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$83,000
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Experience Affects Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$83,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Gender
Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 6%
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