When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($128K annually) can be spotted in Seattle, Wash.; Pleasanton, Calif. ($110K), Boston, Mass. ($91K), and San Jose, Calif. (around $87K) are the next top-paying cities. At about $78K, New York, N.Y. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of approximately $127K per year) in Arizona.
Principal Scientists earn the highest median pay at $114K annually, followed by Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists ($98K), Medical Equipment Field Service Engineers (around $93K), and Research Scientists ($80K). With salaries averaging approximately $70K, Contract Analysts are among the lowest paid at Roche Diagnostics Corporation.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $78K per year. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $83K annually. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of about $102K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $135K annually for Certified Regulatory Compliance Managers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. ASQ Certified Quality Auditors also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $105K per year. Roche Diagnostics Corporation workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Management are also well compensated, earning $135K on average.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Regulatory Compliance; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $133K annually. Project Management is a popular skill among Roche Diagnostics Corporation workers, with just under a fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are Data Analysis, Molecular Biology, and Biotechnology.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Roche Diagnostics Corporation; the company rewards only 38 percent with paid vacation time and only 30 percent with sick leave. Most survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for nearly all survey participants, and most respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Advantages of working here also include a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.