Pharmaceutical Industry Pay and Benefits Benchmarking

Benchmarking pay and benefits in the Pharmaceutical industry

Detailed yet easy to use pay and benefits information designed for the UK Pharmaceutical job market

Click to download the survey documents:
Input Questionnaire
Job Descriptions

Pharmaceutical Industry Salary & Benefits Survey

The Alan Jones Pharmaceutical pay and benefits surveys have been providing the sector with up-to-date information on sector market rates for over 30 years. The survey covers jobs ranging from Managing Director to Production Operator.

Features are:

  • Large & stable sample
  • Wide range of jobs: MD to shop floor level
  • Section covering selected positions in the Republic of Ireland
  • Online and individually tailored analysis results
  • Benefits data
  • Analysis by company turnover group and location
  • Additional services and support from Alan Jones & Associates

The jobs included is the survey are in a number of generic and industry specific functions:

  • IT
  • Finance
  • HR
  • Health & Safety
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Research & Development
  • Legal
  • Health Economics
  • Compliance
  • Manufacturing
  • Warehousing
  • Quality
  • Support/Administration
  • Directors

The survey shows data on basic pay, bonus, on-target bonus and company cars/cash allowances for all job matches, for all of the companies in the survey, and then breaks the data down into subsets to enable companies to be sure they are comparing like with like. Depending on the roles, there are additional analyses showing matches grouped according to:

  • Company turnover
  • Company location
  • International/UK only individual job match responsibility
  • Job level analysis (whole survey and by function)

As with all our salary surveys, the Pharmaceutical Industry Salary & Benefits Survey is for participants only. Any pharmaceutical company with job matches is eligible to join. The survey is paid for by participant subscription which covers:

  • Customised bi-annual Excel/PDF copy of the survey results
  • Online survey results updated quarterly
  • Benefits review results available online
  • Pay review survey free to survey participants (6 monthly): statistical analysis of past and anticipated pay movements, geographical analysis plus sector analysis
  • Access to Alan Jones HR Policy Surveys free of charge

Further details on this survey (participating companies, job descriptions, questionnaires, price, etc.) are available on application to Alan Jones & Associates.

Pharmaceutical Industry Benefits Information Survey features:

The benefits questionnaire is online and is available to any organisation taking part in the salary survey. The Pharmaceutical Benefits Section covers:

  • Contractual hours
  • Holiday entitlement including: holiday with service; buying and selling holiday; additional leave; sabbaticals
  • Sick pay including sick pay at start of employment and then as accrued with service
  • Permanent/prolonged health insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Pension schemes: defined benefit, defined contribution, stakeholder; annual allowance
  • Medical insurance, dental insurance, optical insurance
  • Share schemes
  • Maternity, paternity, adoption, shared parental/parental bereavement pay/leave policies
  • Flexible benefits
  • Long service awards; other payments & awards
  • Total reward statements; employee self-service
  • Recruitment/introduction bonuses
  • Professional subscriptions
  • Flexible working (incl. home/hybrid working)
  • Overtime
  • Absence & turnover
  • Commencement of benefits
  • EAP
  • Health & wellbeing

Participants must submit their benefits information to access this section of the Pharmaceutical survey.

Further details on the survey are available on application to Alan Jones & Associates.