Biotechnologist Salary

A Biotechnologist earns an average salary of $49,397 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$24,550 - $93,546
(Median)
$25K
$49K
$94K
MEDIAN: $49,396
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$9.86 - $69.53
(Median)
$9
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$24,550 - $93,546  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $1,474  
Total Pay (?
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$24,342 - $93,546  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $69.53  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $1,474  
   
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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$24,342 - $93,546  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Job Description for Biotechnologist

Biotechnologists perform innovative work in areas such as quality control, quality certification, and data innovation. There are three areas of biotechnology: environmental, industrial, and medical; examples of their work include performing live animal studies and utilizing investigative learning of plants, organisms, organic chemistry, and hereditary qualities to answer questions and solve problems.

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Biotechnologist Tasks

  • Calculate and record research results.
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment.
  • Assist biological scientists with research of living organisms and organic substances.

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Experience Affects Biotechnologist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 24%

Entry-Level
0%

National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
27%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 13%
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