Culpepper Life Sciences Compensation Survey
Life Sciences
Compensation Survey
Global market data to benchmark the compensation of your life science and clinical talent.

Wide Range of Life Science Jobs

The Culpepper Life Sciences Compensation Survey provides global market data to benchmark the compensation of your organization's life science and clinical talent. It includes over 160 life science job families. Select job functions and families include:
Clinical R&D
  • Clinical Development
  • Clinical Feasibility/Patient Recruit.
  • Clinical Outsourcing
  • Clinical Project Management
  • Clinical Research
  • Translational Scientists
Clinical Services, Pharmacy, & Pathology
  • Clinical Trials
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmacists
Laboratory Services & Animal Facilities
  • Animal Facilities
  • Animal Care
  • Cytogenetic Technologists
  • Cytotechnologists
  • Glass Washers
  • Histotechnologists
  • Histotechnicians
  • Laboratory Instrument Calibration
  • Laboratory Services
  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Medical Technologists
  • Quality Control Laboratory Technicians
  • Specimen Handlers
  • Sterile Processing Technologists
  • Veterinary Services
  • Veterinarians
Life Science Services & Support
  • Clinical Education
  • Clinical Trial Consulting
  • Biomedical Engineering Techs (BMET)
  • Durable Medical Equip Techs (DEM)
  • Laboratory Equip Specialists (CLES)
  • Radiology Equip Specialists (CRES)
  • Medical Device/Equipment
    Field Support Engineering
Life Science Operations
  • Drug Safety
  • Health Economics & Outcome
  • Institutional Review Board (IRB)
  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Medical Affairs
  • Medical Device Safety
  • Medical Information
  • Medical Science Liaisons
  • Medical Writing
  • Product Label Writers
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Reimbursement Analysis
  • Scientific & Medical Documentation
Life Science Research Data
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biostatistics
  • Clinical Data
  • Research Information
Life Science R&D
  • Life Science Research Management
  • Life Sciences Project Management
  • Animal Research
  • Biology Science Management
  • Biology Scientists
  • Biology Specialists
  • Biology Technicians
  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Neuroscience
  • Proteomics
  • Chemistry Science Management
  • Chemistry Scientists
  • Chemistry Specialists
  • Chemistry Technicians
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Computational Chemistry
  • Fermentation
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Organic/Biochemistry
  • Disease Science Management
  • Epidemiology
  • Immunology Scientists
  • Immunology Specialists
  • Pathology
  • Virology Scientists
  • Virology Specialists
  • Pharma Science Management
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacology
  • Toxicology
  • Research Professors (General)
  • Research Postdocs (General)
Life Sciences Production
  • Aseptic Fill
  • Biotech/Pharma Production
  • Biotech/Pharma Chemical Mix
  • Fermentation Production
  • Purification Production
  • Validation Engineering & Technicians
Life Science Executives
  • Chief Medical Officer
  • Chief Science Officer
  • Bioinformatics Executive
  • Biostatistics Executive
  • Biotech/Pharma Product Quality Executive
  • Biology R&D Executive
  • Chemistry R&D
  • Clinical R&D Executive
  • Clinical Research Executive
  • Clinical Research & Medical Affairs Executive
  • Clinical Trial Services Executive
  • Drug Safety Executive
  • Government Affairs Executive
  • Medical Affairs Executive
  • Medical Device/Equipment R&D Executive
  • Medical Device/Equipment Product Quality Executive
  • Pharmacology R&D Executive
  • Regulatory Affairs Executive
  • Scientific R&D Executive
  • Scientific Research Executive
  • Scientific Product Development Executive
  • Additional Executives

Medical Device R&D and Engineering
Medical Device Engineers are in the Engineering Survey.

Other Job Functions
For complete access to all job functions, including Life Sciences, Executive, Operations, Engineering, Technology, and Sales see Complete for Life Sciences.

Job Classifications and Levels

Job families in the Culpepper Life Sciences Compensation Survey include a wide range of levels, from entry level individual contributors to top executives, allowing you to accurately match more of your jobs.

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Compensation Market Data
Compensation Market Data
from Participating Life Science Organizations

The Culpepper Life Sciences Compensation Survey includes current market data collected directly from organizations of all sizes, ranging from small private firms to multi-national corporations.

Specific life science sectors include biotechnology, contract research organizations (CROs), clinical lab services, medical devices, medical & scientific equipment, medical supplies & products, pharmaceutical, and research institutes & organizations.

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Global Compensation Data
We report worldwide compensation data to meet your local, national, and international needs.

Precise and Relevant Local Geographic Data
We provide compensation data for specific geographic locations, allowing you to more accurately price your jobs.
Access Current Data throughout the Year
We collect and report updated compensation data year-round, allowing you to base your decisions on always-current data.

Comprehensive Compensation Data
Compensation outputs include base salaries, salary structures, short-term cash incentives, total cash compensation, equity compensation & long-term incentives, total direct compensation, incentive eligibility, hourly pay rates, shift differentials, compensation ratios, and more.

Unlimited Customizable Reports
We provide powerful and easy-to-use online reporting tools for viewing and analyzing compensation data. You can request an unlimited number of customizable compensation reports at no extra fee. Customization options include preferences for compensation outputs, data cuts, statistical metrics, you-to-market comparisons and more.
Participation Requirements

To ensure that we are reporting current and comprehensive compensation data, participation is required for all Culpepper Compensation Surveys.

All subscribers must submit current compensation data for all employees matching jobs covered in each survey and geographic location included in a survey license.

We fully recognize the sensitivity of survey participant & client data and hold individual company and employee-level data in strictest confidence. Data submitted to Culpepper is not disclosed to or resold by third parties. Survey data is only published in aggregate form and is never displayed or released by Culpepper in such a way that a participant's pay levels, practices, or personally identifiable information (PII) could be determined.

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Five Benefits of Participating >
Survey Methodology

We collect compensation data directly from HR professionals in participating organizations, and our analysts carefully verify all data before entry into our database. You can use our data with confidence in both the source and survey methodology.

Designed for Business Use by Employers
Do not collect data from consumers or data self-reported by employees.

Source of Data
We collect compensation data directly from HR professionals in participating organizations.

Data Integrity
All survey data is carefully reviewed by Culpepper compensation analysts.

Survey Cycle
Data is collected, updated, and audited throughout the year.

Legal Compliance
Adhere to privacy laws and antitrust safe harbor guidelines.

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Subscription License, Pricing and Order Information
An annual online subscription license to the
Life Sciences Compensation Survey includes:

All Life Sciences Jobs
Access compensation reports for all Life Sciences (LS) jobs and Life Sciences Executive (EX) positions with reportable data.

Global Data
Access compensation reports for all geographic locations and countries with reportable data that are included in your survey license and data submission.

Access to Current Data Throughout the Year
We collect and report updated compensation data year-round, allowing you to base your compensation decisions on always-current data. At the beginning of each month, we publish new datasets with current data for our online reports. You have the option to use the latest dataset or continue working with an existing dataset.

Unlimited Number of Customizable Reports
You can request an unlimited number of customizable compensation reports at no additional fee.

User Licenses
You can authorize access to four internal employee users and two external non-employee HR consultants advising your company on your compensation plans and practices.

Note: Culpepper Complete Solutions allow for an unlimited number internal employee users on your company's subscription license.
Life Sciences Compensation Survey
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