Pfizer, Inc., Abbott Laboratories, Amgen Corporation, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, and Merck & Co., Inc. are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Senior Biotechnology Research Scientists. Senior Biotechnology Research Scientists flock to Genentech, Inc. for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $164,303 lead the pack in compensation; however, Genentech, Inc. also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $53K at one end to $177K at the other end. Amgen Corporation, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, and Boehringer Ingelheim Corp also offer top salaries for Senior Biotechnology Research Scientists. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $135,594, $123,000, and $113,375, respectively.
GlaxoSmithKline reports the lowest median salary in the area by far—it's only $91,388, 80 percent lower than the top payer. Abbott Laboratories, Pfizer, Inc. and Merck & Co., Inc. are three other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $97,023, $99,344, and $102,092.