Mid-Career Biotechnology Research Associates can expect to earn an average of $59K per year. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$45,435 - $78,355
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MEDIAN: $58,772
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$16.49 - $33.12
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$45,435 - $78,355  
   
Bonus
$1,184 - $8,616  
Total Pay (?
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$45,393 - $79,102  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 181
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.49 - $33.12  
   
Overtime
$27.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$1,184 - $8,616  
   
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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$45,393 - $79,102  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,253

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For Mid-Career Biotechnology Research Associates, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 27 percent greater than the national average. Mid-Career Biotechnology Research Associates will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+18 percent) and Cambridge (+5 percent). Trailing the national average by 10 percent, Rockville is the market with the smallest paychecks. Below-median salaries also turn up in Boston and San Diego (3 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Research Associate, Biotechnology

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
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5-9 years
89%
10-19 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Research Associate, Biotechnology Salaries


Data Analysis
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National Average
$59,000

Microsoft Excel
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Molecular Biology
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PCR Analysis
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Protein Purification
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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