Research Associate, Biotechnology with PCR Analysis Skills Salary

Biotechnology Research Associates with PCR Analysis skills pull down an average of $51K per year. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Biotechnology Research Associates with PCR Analysis skills. Women Biotechnology Research Associates with PCR Analysis skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$39,164 - $69,777
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$51K
$70K
MEDIAN: $51,121
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$15.21 - $29.13
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MEDIAN: $21.65
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$39,164 - $69,777  
   
Bonus
$985 - $7,973  
Total Pay (?
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$37,335 - $68,577  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 185
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $29.13  
   
Overtime
$21.14 - $44.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$985 - $7,973  
   
Total Pay (?
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$37,335 - $68,577  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,997

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For Biotechnology Research Associates with PCR Analysis skills, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 22 percent greater than the national average. Biotechnology Research Associates with PCR Analysis skills will also find cushy salaries in Cambridge (+16 percent), Mountain View (+8 percent), Boston (+7 percent), and Los Angeles (+3 percent). Seattle is the lowest-paying area, 15 percent south of the national average.

Key Stats for Research Associate, Biotechnology

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Research Associate, Biotechnology Salaries

Experienced
▲23%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$51,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 9%