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Entry-Level Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Research Scientist, Biotechnology is $71,593 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Stem Cell, Bioinformatics, and Data Analysis.
Entry-Level Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salary (?
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$41,419 - $97,812
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MEDIAN: $71,592
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Entry-Level Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salary (?
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$15.49 - $36.28
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,419 - $97,812  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,239  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $7,000  
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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$41,350 - $102,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 862
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.49 - $36.28  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $48.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,239  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $7,000  
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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$41,350 - $102,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

Stem Cell
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Bioinformatics
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Data Analysis
up arrow 11%
Biotechnology
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Molecular Biology
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National Average
$72,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
44%
female alumni
 
Male
56%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 7%