The average pay for a Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Biotechnology skills is $80,692 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$50,296 - $110,424
(Median)
$50K
$81K
$110K
MEDIAN: $80,692
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$16.34 - $48.94
(Median)
$16
$22
$49
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,296 - $110,424  
   
Bonus
$1,925 - $14,031  
Profit Sharing
$1,750 - $10,000  
Commission
$5,000  
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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$48,562 - $116,727  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 533
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.34 - $48.94  
   
Overtime
$16.64 - $57.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,925 - $14,031  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,750 - $10,000  
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).
)
$48,562 - $116,727  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $81,656

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Experience Affects Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$82,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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