The average pay for a Research Associate (Unspecified Type) in San Diego, California is $46,036 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Clinical Research and Stem Cell.

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$13.43 - $28.38
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$35,195 - $65,058  
   
Bonus
$679 - $4,122  
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$33,994 - $64,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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$13.43 - $28.38  
   
Overtime
$35.14  
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$0$28K$56K$84K
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$679 - $4,122  
   
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$33,994 - $64,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Experience Affects Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%


National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Clinical Research
up arrow 14%

Stem Cell
up arrow 13%

Biotechnology
up arrow 9%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

SPSS
up arrow 4%

Research Analysis
up arrow 2%

PCR Analysis
up arrow 2%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 1%

Technical Writing
0%

National Average
$46,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Recruiting
up arrow 12%

Editing
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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