Average Salary for Genzyme Corporation Employees

Cambridge, Mass.-based Genzyme Corporation hires for positions ranging from Staff Scientist to Process Engineer in the biological product (except diagnostic) manufacturing. The median salary at Genzyme Corporation is $88K annually. Though how long you've been working and geography are influential salary factors for those at Genzyme Corporation, what you do at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Genzyme Corporation Median Salary by Job


Staff Scientist
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Associate Research Scientist
3 profiles

Senior Research Associate
3 profiles

United States (change)

Process Engineer
3 profiles

Research Scientist
2 profiles

Product Manager, Healthcare
2 profiles

Field Operations Manager
2 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 66
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Find out more about pay at Genzyme Corporation

About This Company

500 Kendall Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142

Biological Product (except Diagnostic) Manufacturing, Biotechnology


Genzyme Corp

Source: Freebase


The highest average salaries go to Medical Science Liaisons, who bring in close to around $136K per year, though Product Managers of Healthcare are not far behind at $100K along with Biotechnology Research Scientists (approximately $100K) and Staff Scientists ($93K). Earning only $67K on average, Process Engineers make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $78K annually. Overall, the greater share of Genzyme Corporation folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $79K per year.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $98K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Cambridge, Mass.; Framingham, Mass. (about $92K), Ridgefield, N.J. ($87K), and Seattle, Wash. (approximately $86K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Boston, Mass. at $78K. The highest pay by state can be found in Tennessee, where salaries average out at about $118K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Genzyme Corporation compensates Master of Science (MS)-holders the most at around $98K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Project Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $97K per year. Data Analysis also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly one in four of employees surveyed report using it at work. Some other standard skills here are Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only one in four employees report compensation for sick days and vacation time. A fair number of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. The vast majority of respondents report having health insurance, and a large number of respondents report having dental coverage. Perks also include a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a company cell phone.

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Key Stats for Genzyme Corporation


45 %
55 %
$53,287 - $102,382
$63,056 - $101,546

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Popular Locations for Genzyme Corporation

  1. Seattle, Washington
  2. Framingham, Massachusetts
  3. Boston, Massachusetts
  4. Cambridge, Massachusetts
  5. Ridgefield, New Jersey
  6. Westborough, Massachusetts

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