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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?

61,728 PHP per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology in Philippines typically earns around 61,728 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
Biomedical Engineering Director180,000 PHP
Clinical Data Manager117,222 PHP
Clinical Research Associate74,167 PHP
Drug Safety / Medical Information Specialist30,000 PHP
Goods Manufacturing Practices12,500 PHP
Pharmacist20,100 PHP
Pharmacy Manager12,000 PHP

Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Jobs Salary Distribution in Philippines

25% of people earn
15,200 PHP
or less
50% of people earn
30,000 PHP
or less
75% of people earn
77,917 PHP
or less
12,000 PHP
30,000 PHP
200,000 PHP

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology salaries in Philippines range between 12,000 PHP per month (minimum salary) to 200,000 PHP per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 30,000 PHP per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology are earning less than 30,000 PHP while the other half are earning more than 30,000 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 15,200 PHP while 75% of them are earning more than 15,200 PHP. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology are earning less than 77,917 PHP while 25% are earning more than 77,917 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.

Average Salary 2016    =  
56,820 PHP
Average Salary 2017    +3%  
58,411 PHP
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
60,046 PHP
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
61,728 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 3% 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

317 PHP per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Philippines for Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology is 317 PHP. This means that the average person in Philippines earns approximatly 317 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.

Salary Comparison of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Jobs in Philippines

61,728 PHP
45,414 PHP
Average Salary
Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology
Average Salary
All Jobs
We compared Philippines salaries for Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology and All Jobs and we found that Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology salaries are 36% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Makati121,167 PHP
Manila22,350 PHP
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