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Definitions


Compensation Measures

Base Annual Salary (US$)

Base annual salary from principal employer as of July 1.  Does not include payments for bonuses, a second job, overtime work, summer teaching, or other supplemental earnings or employment

Total Compensation (US$)

Base annual salary, plus supplemental income from principal employer during the 12 months ending July 1, plus supplemental income from other professional work during the 12 months ending July 1.  Supplemental income from principal employer includes payments for bonuses, summer-time work, grants administered by employer, summer teaching, or other supplemental earnings from principal employment.  Supplemental income from other professional work includes payments for a second job, consulting, contracting, or other supplemental employment in the profession but outside of your principal employment.



Statistics

25th Percentile
25% of those selected earn less than this amount.

50th Percentile
50% of those selected earn less than this amount.  Also known as the median.

75th percentile
75% of those selected earn less than this amount.

# of responses
# of responses included in calculation

Selection Variables

Employment Sector
economic sector of current principal employer

Highest Degree Earned
highest educational degree earned

Years In Field
years working in the field of pharmaceutical science, including postdoctoral study (if applicable), and excluding time off from the career (e.g., to raise a family)

Academia Only:

Academic Rank
current academic rank

Industry/Other Non-Academic Only:

Location
location of principal place of employment in terms of AAPS standard regions

Nature of Employer
nature of current principal employer

Large Pharma
employed by Abbott, AbbVie, Actavis, Allergan, Amgen, Astellas, AstraZeneca, Baxter, Bayer, Biogen Idec, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-MyersSquibb, Celgene, Daiichi Sankyo, Eisai, Eli Lilly, Fresenius, Gilead Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Merck & Co., Merck KGaA, Mylan, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Otsuka, Pfizer, Roche, Sanofi, Servier, Takeda, Teva, or Valeant.

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