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

$23,672 - $176,158
$24K
$58K
$180K
MEDIAN: $57,611
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$8.21 - $30.20
$8
$18
$30
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$23,672 - $176,158  
   
Bonus
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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).
)
$20,703 - $174,524  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$8.21 - $30.20  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$60.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$10,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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).
)
$20,703 - $174,524  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

Biotechnologist Tasks

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

Biotechnologist Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Key Stats for Biotechnologist

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %
Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
4%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Biotechnologist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 46%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 12%
ADVERTISEMENT