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Research Associate, Biotechnology Salary in San Diego, California

Earnings for Biotechnology Research Associates in San Diego, Calif. come in at around $46K per year on average. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Biotechnology Research Associates in San Diego. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision insurance. Women make up a slight majority of San Diego Biotechnology Research Associates (51 percent) survey respondents. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$36,585 - $58,734
(Median)
$37K
$46K
$59K
MEDIAN: $46,121
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$13.91 - $29.02
(Median)
$14
$20
$29
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$36,585 - $58,734  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,061  
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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$34,854 - $61,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $29.02  
   
Overtime
$28.90 - $43.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,061  
   
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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$34,854 - $61,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Experience Affects Research Associate, Biotechnology in San Diego, California Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Research Associate, Biotechnology in San Diego, California Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 18%

Biotechnology
up arrow 11%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 6%

PCR Analysis
up arrow 3%

National Average
$46,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 10%
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