An average Mid-Career Biotechnology Research Associate can expect to take home roughly $58K annually. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Women make up a slight majority of Mid-Career Biotechnology Research Associates (55 percent) survey respondents. Most Mid-Career Biotechnology Research Associates are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$45,042 - $78,460
(Median)
$45K
$58K
$78K
MEDIAN: $58,469
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$17.75 - $33.23
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$18
$25
$33
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$45,042 - $78,460  
   
Bonus
$1,036 - $10,033  
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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$45,299 - $79,386  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 159
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$17.75 - $33.23  
   
Overtime
$27.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$1,036 - $10,033  
   
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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$45,299 - $79,386  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,049

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San Francisco is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Biotechnology Research Associates, 31 percent higher than the national average. Mid-Career Biotechnology Research Associates will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+19 percent) and Cambridge (+6 percent). Rockville ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 9 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 3 percent less in Boston and 2 percent less in San Diego, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Skills That Affect Research Associate, Biotechnology Salaries

Biotechnology
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Microsoft Excel
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Data Analysis
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National Average
$59,000

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 24 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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