An Associate Research Scientist with Molecular Biology skills earns an average salary of $60,236 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$40,518 - $87,230
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MEDIAN: $60,236
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$15.50 - $25.76
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MEDIAN: $20.72
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$40,518 - $87,230  
   
Bonus
$750 - $9,103  
Profit Sharing
$4,871  
Total Pay (?
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$38,634 - $92,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 165
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.50 - $25.76  
   
Overtime
$20.22 - $37.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$750 - $9,103  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,871  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,634 - $92,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Key Stats for Associate Research Scientist

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
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Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Associate Research Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 37%

Late-Career
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National Average
$57,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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