Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associate Salary

For Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associates, annual average wages total $49K per year. Most Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associates report high levels of job satisfaction. More than half of Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associates (60 percent) survey respondents are men. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a little more than half collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,560 - $68,098
$38K
$49K
$68K
MEDIAN: $48,599
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$12.25 - $39.43
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$39
MEDIAN: $22.48
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$0$69K
Salary $37,560 - $68,098
Bonus $0.00 - $17,114
Total Pay (?
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$38,220 - $69,296
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 449
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $12.25 - $39.43
Overtime $0.00
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $0.00 - $17,114
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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$38,220 - $69,296
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,706

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For Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associates, working in the bustling city of Washington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associates will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+10 percent), New York (+9 percent), San Francisco (+7 percent), and Boston (+5 percent). Trailing the national average by 17 percent, Philadelphia is the market with the smallest paychecks. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Houston and Chicago (11 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
5-9 years
85%
10-19 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

Data Modeling
▲12%

Biophysics
▲7%

Matlab
▲3%

Physics
▲3%

Bioinformatics
▲2%

Statistical Analysis
▲1%

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National Average
$49,000

Data Analysis
▼2%

Clinical Research
▼2%

Stem Cell
▼2%


Biotechnology
▼4%


Material Science
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 13%
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