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Research Associate, Molecular Biology Salary (United States)

A Research Associate, Molecular Biology earns an average salary of $48,042 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Research Associate, Molecular Biology Salary (?
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$31,302 - $70,322
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MEDIAN: $48,041
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Research Associate, Molecular Biology Salary (?
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$13.21 - $29.03
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,302 - $70,322  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,837  
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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$31,061 - $71,227  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 382
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.21 - $29.03  
   
Overtime
$17.87 - $35.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,837  
   
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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$31,061 - $71,227  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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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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National Average
$47,000
PCR Analysis
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Molecular Biology
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 124 votes.

Gender

Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 7%