Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Industry Salaries and Job Descriptions

Choose your background from the list below to get more specific job roles and salary advice…

I have NO Previous Manufacturing Industry Experience or a Science or Engineering Qualification (use this for backgrounds including nursing, healthcare, homemaker, chef, construction, sales, warehouse, military, etc)

I have more than 1 year of GMP Manufacturing experience e.g. pharmaceutical manufacturing, med device manufacturing, nutritional, beverage, food, or dairy manufacturing

I have more than 1-year Manufacturing/Production experience

I have Maintenance experience
I have Quality experience
I have Laboratory Science experience
I have Automation/Calibration/Instrumentation experience
I have Validation experience

I am a Process / Project / Manufacturing / Quality / Instrumentation Engineer

Pharmaceutical and Medical Device industry jobs are well-paid.

In many countries (including Ireland and the USA), pharma salaries are 25% above the national average.

If you’re already meeting your financial commitments with your current salary, that’s 25% more for holidays, home improvements, and special occasions with your family.

If you’re not already meeting your financial commitments, then 25% more could be what it takes to finally get you on a strong and stable financial footing

And they often come with great extra benefits as well…

  • Bonus programmes
  • Shift allowances
  • Flexible working
  • Healthcare
  • Pension provision

It doesn’t matter what your previous job was, there’s a pharma manufacturing job to suit you.