Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals Salary

Pharmaceutical Project Managers in the United States take home approximately $84K per year on average. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women make up a slight majority of Pharmaceutical Project Managers (56 percent) survey respondents. A large number report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a fair number collect vision insurance. For the most part, Pharmaceutical Project Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$53,465 - $137,081
$53K
$84K
$140K
MEDIAN: $83,729
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$15.21 - $75.50
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$0$149K
Salary $53,465 - $137,081
Bonus $1,532 - $25,253
Profit Sharing $3,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$53,778 - $149,651
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 189
Hourly Data $0$75
Hourly Rate $15.21 - $75.50
Overtime $55.00
Annual Data $0$149K
Bonus $1,532 - $25,253
Profit Sharing $3,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$53,778 - $149,651
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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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.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals

Pay by Experience for a Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 96 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 77 salaries. A Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 17 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals?

Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals in Philadelphia:
Pros: The range of job responsibilities. The trust given to me by my superiors. Th interesting work. The work flexiblity.
Cons: The long hours. The low pay.

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Key Stats for Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals Salaries

Late-Career
▲28%

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$88,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Project Manager, Pharmaceuticals Salaries

Clinical Research
▲25%


National Average
$88,000

Project Coordinating
▼1%

Microsoft Project
▼5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 14%
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