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Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Average Salaries in Philippines 2019

How much money does a person working in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology make in Philippines?

53,847 PHP per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology in Philippines typically earns around 53,847 PHP per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Assistant Pharmacist43,241 PHP
Assistant Pharmacy Director76,211 PHP
Associate Medical Affairs Director71,861 PHP
Bioinformatics Scientist63,996 PHP
Bioinformatics Technician46,015 PHP
Biological Scientist72,916 PHP
Biological Technician42,844 PHP
Biomedical Engineer40,259 PHP
Biomedical Engineering Director62,890 PHP
Biostatistician51,878 PHP
Biotechnologist 46,766 PHP
Biotechnology Lead Data Manager43,370 PHP
Chemical Process Technician43,058 PHP
Clinical Consultant51,161 PHP
Clinical Data Manager54,591 PHP
Clinical Data Specialist45,997 PHP
Clinical Operations Manager62,257 PHP
Clinical Pharmacist56,296 PHP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist58,587 PHP
Clinical Programmer32,396 PHP
Clinical Project Manager46,583 PHP
Clinical Research Associate49,235 PHP
Clinical Research Manager59,512 PHP
Clinical Study Manager63,824 PHP
Compliance Specialist57,861 PHP
Cytology Laboratory Technologist44,667 PHP
Cytotechnologist43,360 PHP
GCP Auditor51,571 PHP
Hospital Pharmacy Technician47,697 PHP
Manufacturing Engineer46,795 PHP
Medical Affairs Director72,226 PHP
Medical Representative 40,174 PHP
Medical Science Liaison53,325 PHP
Molecular and Cellular Biologist57,020 PHP
Nuclear Pharmacist6,581 PHP
Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Lead75,771 PHP
Pharmaceutical Operations Excellence Manager73,826 PHP
Pharmaceutical Process Engineer52,234 PHP
Pharmaceutical Production Assistant Manager51,147 PHP
Pharmaceutical Quality Auditor57,768 PHP
Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs Assistant45,149 PHP
Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs Specialist47,744 PHP
Pharmaceutical Research Associate54,467 PHP
Pharmaceutical Research Scientist64,739 PHP
Pharmaceutical Researcher66,678 PHP
Pharmaceutical Sales and Marketing Manager62,819 PHP
Pharmaceutical Sales Manager72,697 PHP
Pharmaceutical Sales Representative39,253 PHP
Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Manager61,853 PHP
Pharmaceutical Team Leader57,362 PHP
Pharmaceutical Technologist40,300 PHP
Pharmacist52,239 PHP
Pharmacy Aide40,797 PHP
Pharmacy Manager81,076 PHP
Pharmacy Stock Controller37,708 PHP
Pharmacy Technician36,032 PHP
Records Management Coordinator33,053 PHP
Shift Encapsulator38,029 PHP
Staff Pharmacist54,213 PHP

Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Jobs Salary Distribution in Philippines

Median and salary distribution monthly Philippines Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology salaries in Philippines range between 6,843 PHP per month (minimum salary) to 80,838 PHP per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 56,001 PHP per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology are earning less than 56,001 PHP while the other half are earning more than 56,001 PHP. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology are earning less than 28,280 PHP while 75% of them are earning more than 28,280 PHP. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology are earning less than 73,893 PHP while 25% are earning more than 73,893 PHP.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Salary Forecast and Trend in Philippines

How do Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Philippines Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology
Average Salary 2016    =  
48,286 PHP
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
50,073 PHP
Average Salary 2018    +4%  
51,926 PHP
Average Salary 2019    +4%  
53,847 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology salaries in Philippines are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 4% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Hourly Average Wage in Philippines

311 PHP per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Philippines for Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology is 311 PHP. This means that the average person in Philippines earns approximatly 311 PHP for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology monthly PhilippinesWe compared Philippines salaries for Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology and All Jobs and we found that Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology salaries are 7% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Antipolo59,066 PHP
Cagayan de Oro57,153 PHP
Cebu61,136 PHP
Dasmarinas51,608 PHP
Davao63,381 PHP
Kalookan62,168 PHP
Las Pinas53,959 PHP
Makati52,909 PHP
Manila64,287 PHP
Paranaque56,108 PHP
Pasig58,029 PHP
Quezon City65,313 PHP
Taguig60,276 PHP
Valenzuela54,849 PHP
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