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What type of compensation package would director level in a data science function serving R&D at a top 10 pharma look like? Would it include any stock options? What about salary range?

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Seems like east vs west coast has a big impact. Titles seem to be inflated for east coast hqed companies so director has lower yoe and salary.

But with that caveat my starting salary as a director was $200k, 25% bonus, $110k equity per year, at a company just outside the top 10. I work in a quantitative function, not sales or marketing.


@BCG. We don't have a true strategy function it is surprising but Development does all the strategy.

I am in commercial and get paid more than non quantitative support functions. The line functions like marketing pay is similar but have more advancement potential.

I salaries are higher in commercial so I would expect less if it were managing clinical trial or research data. I missed that part of the question.

I am on the west coast but not the bay area.


Also, did a headhunter reach out? If so I bet it was the head 🤡 himself.


Different role but still interested

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