The average salary for a Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals is $90,423.
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Job Description for Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals
A pharmaceuticals project manager is in charge of overseeing new products and/or new iterations of existing products within their company. They manage a project from conception to completion, assembling teams, assigning tasks and determining target completion dates for the project's different stages. Typically, pharmaceuticals project managers work with biochemical engineers and development scientists within their company to identify the potential of a drug or medication under research. They di…Read more
Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals Tasks
- Interact with clients to identify requirements and specify project plans, schedules, and deliverables.
- Manage data, documentation and error or problem reports.
- Create reports on status, final deliverables, and challenges for clients, management, and regulatory bodies.
- Manage timelines, budget, and risks for each assigned project.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals
The top respondents for the job title Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals are from the companies Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Johnson & Johnson where the average pay is $129,914. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amgen Corporation, earning around $119,818. Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), Inc pays the lowest at around $72,589. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $77,755.
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Popular Skills for Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals
Oral / Verbal Communication
Skills in Project Management, Oral / Verbal Communication, Regulatory Compliance and Clinical Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Coordinating.
Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals
An entry-level Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,831 based on 11 salaries. An early career Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,105 based on 126 salaries. A mid-career Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,326 based on 113 salaries. An experienced Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,222 based on 112 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $133,482.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals in their job title in Raleigh, North Carolina earn an average of 26.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts (24.4% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (11.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Durham, North Carolina (7.7% less) and New York, New York (0.5% less).
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