Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associate Salary (United States)

A Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associate earns an average salary of $45,292 per year.
Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associate Total Pay (?
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$36,409 - $66,011
(Median)
36K
52K
66K
MEDIAN: $45,291
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Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associate Total Pay (?
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$19.00 - $52.38
(Median)
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31
52
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$36,409 - $66,011  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
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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$36,494 - $66,276  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 582
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$19.00 - $52.38  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
   
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).
)
$36,494 - $66,276  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 582
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Pay Difference By Location

Washington
up arrow 55%
Cambridge
up arrow 21%
Boston
up arrow 10%
New York
up arrow 7%
Los Angeles
0%
National Average
$45,000
San Francisco
up arrow 1%
Houston
up arrow 7%
Philadelphia
up arrow 10%
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

Material Science
up arrow 9%
Physics
up arrow 8%
Clinical Research
up arrow 5%
Data Analysis
up arrow 3%
Research Analysis
0%
Matlab
0%
National Average
$45,000
Bioinformatics
up arrow 1%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 2%
Neuroscience
up arrow 3%
Biotechnology
up arrow 7%
Stem Cell
up arrow 7%

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Gender

Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 11%
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