A Postdoctoral Research Associate in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $49,680 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$35,234 - $65,946
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$66K
MEDIAN: $49,679
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$35,493 - $65,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Experience Affects Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Research Analysis
up arrow 2%

Molecular Biology
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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