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.

$40,338 - $61,941
(Median)
$40K
$50K
$62K
MEDIAN: $49,748
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$18.16 - $28.81
(Median)
$18
$21
$29
MEDIAN: $21.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$40,338 - $61,941  
   
Bonus
$983 - $5,562  
Total Pay (?
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$40,465 - $64,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 74
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$18.16 - $28.81  
   
Overtime
$28.79 - $44.38  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$983 - $5,562  
   
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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$40,465 - $64,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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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
up arrow 6%

Biotechnology
up arrow 2%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Protein Purification
0%

National Average
$50,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

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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