Biotechnologist Salary

A Biotechnologist earns an average salary of $57,611 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$23,056 - $176,158
$23K
$55K
$180K
MEDIAN: $54,982
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50%
90%

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$7.93 - $39.15
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$19
$39
MEDIAN: $19.34
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$23,056 - $176,158  
   
Bonus
$10,174  
Profit Sharing
$600  
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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$20,230 - $174,524  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$7.93 - $39.15  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$44.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$10,174  
   
Profit Sharing
$600  
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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$20,230 - $174,524  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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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

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

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Key Stats for Biotechnologist

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %
Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Biotechnologist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲44%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 11%
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