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Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associate Salary

Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associates pull down an average of $46K per year. Male Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associates are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associates report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to approximately one-half. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,849 - $65,388
MEDIAN: $45,830

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$36,849 - $65,388  
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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).
$36,968 - $65,542  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 508

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

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Material Science
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Data Analysis
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Clinical Research
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Research Analysis

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Molecular Biology
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 116 votes.


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71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 10%