An average Biotechnology Research Scientist in Seattle, Wash. can expect to take home roughly $76K annually. This field is filled with high levels of job satisfaction; most Seattle Biotechnology Research Scientists are happy with their jobs. More than half of Biotechnology Research Scientists in Seattle (62 percent) survey respondents are men. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$53,691 - $102,330
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$54K
$76K
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MEDIAN: $76,308
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Bonus
$-0.50 - $17,754  
Commission
$5,028  
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$54,248 - $108,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
662,064
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Experience Affects Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$80,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 29%

National Average
$80,000


Molecular Biology
up arrow 18%

Product Development
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
medical benefits
Vision: 97%
dental benefits
None:
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