Pay for Biotechnology Research Associates in San Diego, Calif. sits in the ballpark of $50K annually. Women San Diego Biotechnology Research Associates who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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MEDIAN: $49,748
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Bonus
$983 - $5,562  
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$40,465 - $64,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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$28.79 - $44.38  
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$40,465 - $64,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Experience Affects Research Associate, Biotechnology Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Research Associate, Biotechnology Salaries

PCR Analysis
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Biotechnology
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Molecular Biology
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Microsoft Excel
0%

Protein Purification
0%

National Average
$50,000

Data Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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