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Research Associate, Biotechnology Salary in San Diego, California

The average Biotechnology Research Associate in San Diego earns approximately $46K per year. A large number enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a fair number get vision benefits. Men working as San Diego Biotechnology Research Associates who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 51 percent. For the most part, Biotechnology Research Associates in San Diego, Calif. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,891 - $59,452
(Median)
$37K
$46K
$59K
MEDIAN: $46,112
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$13.91 - $29.02
(Median)
$14
$20
$29
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$36,891 - $59,452  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,257  
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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$35,068 - $61,907  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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 - $4,257  
   
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).
)
$35,068 - $61,907  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 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 12%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 5%

PCR Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$46,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 9%