Radford Global Life Sciences Survey

Leverage data on 397,000 incumbents in 53 countries at 699 companies in the biotech, medical device, pharmaceutical, diagnostic and CRO industries.

Few industries are as diverse and specialized as the global life sciences sector. Ranging from
multi-national pharmaceuticals to research organizations to small pre-commercial start-ups, meeting the compensation needs of life sciences companies around the globe requires a dedicated and educated team. At Radford, we've assembled that team and have highly capable survey resources in place to handle your unique research, clinical, product development and scientific roles.

As part of Radford's global survey platform, the Global Life Sciences Survey provides comprehensive and consistent compensation intelligence for all forms of pay and employee levels around the world, including base salaries, bonus targets, equity awards and more.

Survey Features

Please click here to learn more about the Radford Global Life Sciences Survey.

For those looking to gather compensation data to launch or maintain a sales organization, please visit the Radford Global Sales Survey page.

Key Participants

  • Abbott Labs
  • Actelion
  • Affymetrix
  • Amgen
  • Amylin
  • Astellas
  • Baxter
  • Beckman Coulter
  • Becton Dickinson
  • Bio-Rad
  • Biogen Idec
  • BioMarin
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Celgene
  • Cephalon
  • Covance
  • Covidien
  • Daiichi Sankyo
  • Elan
  • EMD Millipore
  • EMD Serono
  • Exelixis
  • F. Hoffman Roche
  • Genencor-Danisco
  • Genzyme
  • Gilead
  • INC Research
  • Ingenix
  • Intuitive Surgical
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Lonza
  • Medtronic
  • Merck
  • Monsanto
  • Novartis
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Pfizer
  • PPD
  • PRA International
  • Quintiles
  • Sanofi Aventis
  • Shire
  • Thoratec
  • Vertex
  • Watson

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Radford Testimonials

"Radford provides the best platform for me to quickly and easily access and customize data. In addition to consistently providing data I trust, the staff is very responsive to my questions or need to discuss data. I highly recommend Radford as a compensation partner."

Cindy Du Puy, Human Resources Manager
Hoffman La Roche

"The Radford team has been incredibly responsive in partnering with PerkinElmer on our global compensation initiatives, training 50 people around the globe for both the life sciences and technology surveys. Radford continues to distinguish itself as a leader in the field not only with quality products, but with outstanding client service."

Susan Kaplan, Manager of Global Compensation
PerkinElmer, Inc.

"As a small HR department, we found Radford a cost-effective partner for our growing company. Their expertise in designing our salary structure and equity grant guidelines, as well as competitive market analysis, has been instrumental in building the foundation of our compensation philosophy and our competitive position for high-tech talent."

Lisa Breaux, Human Resources Director
Enfora, Inc.

"For over ten years I have found the Radford Global Life Sciences Survey to be the most accurate way to determine market pay in the life sciences and diagnostics industry sectors. The data series that Radford provides is an excellent method to target your annual range movement and for total compensation analysis."

Philip V. Crusco, Vice President, Human Resources
Hycor Biomedical Inc.

"Radford's surveys are comprehensive and easy to use. In addition to the pay and stock data, the leveling system and Radford's global approach help us solve key problems for the business by refining our thinking about how careers should work at Microsoft."

Ed Kearns, Global Comp Program Manager
Microsoft Corp.

"Oracle's fast-paced environment requires Radford as a business partner: to be available to our staff, provide useful data, or engage in a lively problem-solving discussion at a moment's notice. Our working relationship with our Radford Survey Consultant consistently exceeds our expectations."

Sue Charley, VP, Compensation
Oracle

"Radford's analytics have enabled Cisco to get greater value out of survey participation by helping us to see our data versus the market in a much different light. Using the full spectrum of Radford data, we are now benchmarking practices that provide greater significance to Cisco than just compensation competitiveness."

Jim Harvey, Director of Compensation
Cisco Systems

"We use Radford Surveys for the simple fact that they have the "who's-who" in our industry as participants. And, with the growth of the Global Technology Survey, they are emerging as a one-stop shop for all of our survey needs."

Brandon Hodge, WW Compensation Manager
Texas Instruments

"Radford's tools have been instrumental in helping us to increase efficiency in a period of time when resources are being cut. Thanks to these tools, we were able to effectively meet our deliverables, turn them around more quickly than ever, and alleviate a tremendous amount of pressure on my team"

Rosemary Arriada-Keiper, Sr. Manager, Global Compensation
Adobe Systems

"Radford's Global Technology Survey is very user friendly and offers a wide range of high-tech positions, while participation in the quarterly Radford Trends Report provides a good opportunity for benchmarking and calibration. In addition, I appreciate the specialized compensation consulting services specific to the high-tech industry."

Wibke von Agris, Consultant HR Reward & Controlling
1&1 Internet AG

"I have worked with Radford for over ten years. The caliber of the work is always first-rate - comprehensive, in-depth, thoroughly researched, and presented in the most user-friendly way possible. And I have always deeply appreciated the customer service orientation of the entire Radford team. Consider me a major Radford fan!"

Howard Simon, Sr. VP, Human Resources
Intermune

We chose Radford to assist us with our underwater exchange program, and I can honestly say it was the absolute correct choice. The individuals we worked with were extremely responsive and demonstrated the degree of expertise we were hoping for in a business partner for a transaction as important as this."

Fran Sarro, Assistant Treasurer
Analog Devices, Inc.

"Radford is the life sciences community's "gold standard." The quality of their surveys, breadth of data and consulting services are top notch, and their leading-edge webinars keep us up to date. Our Board respects Radford as a resource on compensation matters as well. Radford is key in maintaining our programs' quality."

Julie DeMeules, Sr. Vice President, Human Resources
Santarus, Inc.

"Radford has proven a valued business partner for our fast-growing biopharma firm: they're at the cutting-edge of their field of expertise; responsive; and able to deliver a customized service. Their survey approach is both precise and flexible, supported by consultants who are easily available and have a high level of expertise."

Christian Albrich, VP, Head Global Human Resources
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd

"We partner with Radford to assist with targeted competitive analyses. The "You vs. Market" tools are powerful and easy to use, and shed light on our place in the biotechnology market. We're big fans of Radford!"

Martin Rexroad, VP, Human Resources
Terumo Medical

"Radford's Global Long-Term Incentive Analysis and Equity Trends Analysis have quickly become cornerstones in Qualcomm's analyses of competitive practices in the dynamic world of equity compensation. The opportunity to discuss the data at a strategic level with the Radford's staff is very valuable."

David A. Reichel, Ph.D., Sr. Director Total Rewards Management
Qualcomm

"Radford's equity consultants offer both depth and breadth of experience, from cutting-edge program design to deep valuation and accounting expertise. Their team was able to work with our senior-level, cross-functional team and facilitate decision making on complex design issues, carefully balancing both shareholder and employee concerns in the process."

Billy Vitense, Director of Stock
Starbucks Corporation

"The Radford Consulting team was instrumental in creating our harmonized global compensation system. With their thorough knowledge of best practices and objective approach, we were together able to design and implement consistent compensation programs across our global operations. I welcome the opportunity to work with Radford again."

Juan Sans, Sr. Director Global Compensation
Hitachi Data Systems

"The Radford consulting team's objective, thoughtful approach and expertise in the high-tech and semiconductor industries ensures that our compensation programs meet the needs of management and shareholders. Additionally, they consistently meet aggressive deadlines while delivering high-quality work. We consider them an essential part of our team."

Wendy Howard , Executive Compensation and Benefits
Fairchild Semiconductor


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