Molecular Biologist with PCR Analysis Skills Salary

Molecular Biologists with PCR Analysis skills can expect to earn an average of $54K per year. Most Molecular Biologists with PCR Analysis skills report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Women Molecular Biologists with PCR Analysis skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$35,511 - $78,594
(Median)
$36K
$54K
$79K
MEDIAN: $53,803
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$12.91 - $29.59
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$13
$18
$30
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,511 - $78,594  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
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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$34,384 - $78,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.91 - $29.59  
   
Overtime
$26.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
   
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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$34,384 - $78,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Pay by Experience Level for Molecular Biologist

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $60K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $43K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $64K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $95K.

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Experience Affects Molecular Biologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 82%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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