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Research Associate, Molecular Biology Salary

A Research Associate, Molecular Biology earns an average salary of $48,276 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$32,296 - $71,028
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$32K
$48K
$71K
MEDIAN: $48,276
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$12.67 - $28.60
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$29
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,296 - $71,028  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,013  
Total Pay (?
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$31,573 - $72,036  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 337
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.67 - $28.60  
   
Overtime
$17.74 - $35.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,013  
   
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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$31,573 - $72,036  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Job Description for Research Associate, Molecular Biology

  • Record experimental results accurately and consistently.
  • Anticipate and resolve issues encountered during experimental procedures.
  • Conduct laboratory experiments according to established procedures.
  • Maintain lab equipment and ensure that inventory is accurately recorded.

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Experience Affects Research Associate, Molecular Biology Salaries



National Average
$47,000


Skills That Affect Research Associate, Molecular Biology Salaries

Research Analysis
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PCR Analysis
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National Average
$47,000

Molecular Biology
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 7%
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