Molecular Biologist with PCR Analysis Skills Salary

Pay for Molecular Biologists with PCR Analysis skills sits in the ballpark of $54K per year. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 53 percent. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$35,808 - $88,246
$36K
$54K
$88K
MEDIAN: $54,363
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$35,808 - $88,246  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,128  
Total Pay (?
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$35,676 - $78,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.80 - $30.30  
   
Overtime
$32.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,128  
   
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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$35,676 - $78,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Pay by Experience Level for Molecular Biologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average inexperienced worker earns $48K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $54K. Molecular Biologists with PCR Analysis skills see a median salary of $53K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $95K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

Key Stats for Molecular Biologist

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Molecular Biologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲80%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$53,000

Experienced
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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