Average Salary for Alere Employees

The average Alere employee earns $63K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at Alere fluctuate depending on your role at the company; how long you've been working and where you live also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Alere Median Salary by Job


Research Scientist
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Quality Engineer, Medical Devices
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Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist
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  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Product Managers, Quality Assurance Specialists, Medical Devices Quality Engineers, and Research Scientists; while the first receives the highest median pay at $90K per year, the other salaries come in at approximately $68K, about $64K, and around $49K, respectively.

Years of Experience

Average pay is $64K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $62K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Alere folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average around $78K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K per year) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Charlottesville, Va. ($79K), San Diego, Calif. (about $75K), and Waltham, Mass. ($71K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $48K) is Scarborough, Maine. Within the firm, employees working in Georgia take home the most — about $80K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Six Sigma Black Belts, who make around $67K per year. Alere compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at $86K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Product Development; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $75K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Alere is Biotechnology, with just under one-fifth considering it a key competency. Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Excel were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Alere provides health insurance to a large number of survey participants, and most respondents do receive dental coverage. Privileges also include a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and gym membership.

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Key Stats for Alere


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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
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