ABBVIE INC Associate Director, Statistical Programming Salary in the United States

How much does a Associate Director, Statistical Programming make at companies like ABBVIE INC in the United States? The average salary for Associate Director, Statistical Programming at companies like ABBVIE INC in the United States is $149,120 as of January 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $129,990 and $168,251. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities2


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About AbbVie
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Pharmacyclics is committed to the development and commercialization of novel therapies intended to improve the quality and duration of life and to resolve serious unmet medical needs for cancer patients.  Pharmacyclics is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV), a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company.  Oncology is a key therapeutic area for AbbVie, with a portfolio consisting of three marketed products and a pipeline containing multiple promising new molecules that are being studied in more than 200 clinical trials for over 20 different types of cancer. 

More than 1,200 Pharmacyclics and AbbVie research scientists, clinicians, marketing, operations and corporate professionals work in the San Francisco Bay Area. They combine their expertise in immuno-oncology, stem cells, and cell-signaling with their knowledge of bispecific antibodies, antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), and covalent-inhibitor technologies to discover and develop novel cancer treatments. Together, we are striving to outsmart cancer. 

General Position Summary/Purpose:

Provide programming support for multiple clinical projects across multiple therapeutic aras through own effort and those of their staff. Accountable for providing Statistical Programming support for multiple therapeutic areas.
People Manager Responsibilities:

  • Provide training and performance management for staff.
  • Demonstrate leadership competencies, builds relationships, and promotes teamwork within the statisticsl programming organization and across functions. 
  • Responsible for making key recommendations and decisions related to processes, standards and resource management. 
  • Responsible for management and development of staff.
  • Manage statistical programming staff by appropriate assignment of responsibilities, defining scope, monitor and quantify, and reviewing activities/progress ensuring effciency, accuracy, and timliness so that projects are delivered on time with suitable quality. 
  • Establish high expectations and goals to ensure organizational success and lead staff to meet or exceed those goals. 
  • Create an organization that executes efficiently and is committed to meeting goals. 
  • Encourage a culture of open, honest communication where all are encouraged to express their views. 
  • Actively manages resources and staffing by clear assignment of responsibilities and scope with correct balance of expertise of programmers to ensure a nimble and motivated team.
  • Provide appropriate background and motivation to staff. 
  • Ensure that self and staff are compliant with training requirements. 
  • Arrange appropriate training opportunities for staff to facilitate their timely career development. 
  • Recruit, train, and orient all new hires; accountable for development (technical and interpersonal skills ) of individuals within the group.
  • Review project timelines and plans; provide headcount forecast for projects.
  • Mentor statistical programming staff with regard to functional operations.

Key Accountabilities/Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate extensive understanding of SAS programming concepts and techniques appropriate to the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in applying SAS programming knowledge to solve problems related to non-routine situations. 
  • Oversee effort to determine and implement global company standards related to output design and programming conventions. 
  • Provide strategic guidance on the development of CRFs and database designs. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in interpreting statistical analysis plans and developing analysis data set specifications. 
  • Work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders to manage priorities and resources across therapeutic areas. 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of drug development principles. 
  • Anticipate potential problems within and across projects and develops appropriate contingency plans. 
  • Create escalation plans to ensure resolution of all issues at the therapeutic and project levels. 
  • Participates in and is viewed as a key contributor to cross functional initiatives.
  • Effectively present information through planning and execution of meetings and presentations.
  • Allocate resources to projects such that the correct balance of expertise and experience is maintained for all projects.
  • Work collaboratively with the statistical programming management team to assess project resource requirements versus current staff.
  • Ensure expenses for consultant programmers do not exceed the budget limitations.



  • Minimum of 4 years of management experience.
  • High degree of technical competence and strong communication ability, both oral and written.
  • Highly competent in SAS programming and Macro development. 
  • Pharmaceutical experience with clinical trials, including familiarity with expectations of regulatory agencies, especially FDA and EMEA. NDA/BLA or other regulatory filing experience, including ISS or ISE experience. 
  • Thorough understanding of ICH Guidelines and relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Understand CDISC standards and applicability to clinical database design/capture and reporting. 
  • Knowledge in integrating SAS with other leading technologies such as Extensible Markup Language (XML), Microsoft Office, etc. to support electronic submissions. 
  • Knowledge of Pinnacle 21. 
  • Understand about reviewer’s guides and Define.xml.

Education and Experience:

  • MS in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, or related field with 10+ years of relevant experience; OR BS with 12+ years of relevant experience.

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
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Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.
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