Biotechnologist Salary (United States)

A Biotechnologist earns an average salary of $43,448 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Biotechnologist Salary (?
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$24,405 - $78,523
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MEDIAN: $43,448
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
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$24,405 - $78,523  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $1,474  
Total Pay (?
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$24,137 - $79,067  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Job Description for Biotechnologist

  • 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 16%
National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
60%
female alumni
 
Male
40%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 26%