A Research Associate, Biotechnology in Cambridge, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $56,409 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

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MEDIAN: $56,409
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$23.82 - $26.73
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Salary
$48,215 - $75,947  
   
Bonus
$4,000  
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$48,070 - $75,814  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$25.34  
   
Overtime
$35.88  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$4,000  
   
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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$48,070 - $75,814  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About Cambridge, Massachusetts

Middlesex County, Massachusetts
110,402
Male:
55,421 (50.2%)
Female:
54,981 (49.8%)
Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Boston metropolitan area. Situated directly north of the city of Boston, across the Charles River, it was named in honor of the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, an important center of the Puritan theology embraced by the town's founders. Cambridge is home to two of the world's most highly regarded universities, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge has also been home to Radcliffe College, once one of the leading colleges for women in the United States before it merged with Harvard. According to the 2010 Census, the city's population was 105,162. As of July 2014, it was the fifth most populous city in the state, behind Boston, Worcester, Springfield and Lowell. Cambridge was one of the two seats of Middlesex County prior to the abolition of county government in 1997; Lowell was the...
Cambridge:
$89,847
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,871
Cambridge:
$665,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
2.3%

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Key Stats for Research Associate, Biotechnology

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Research Associate, Biotechnology Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Research Associate, Biotechnology Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Protein Purification
up arrow 6%

PCR Analysis
up arrow 5%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 4%

Biotechnology
up arrow 3%

National Average
$56,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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