The average salary for an Entry-Level Research Scientist, Biotechnology is $75,223 per year. A skill in Immunology is associated with high pay for this job.

$44,620 - $104,165
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MEDIAN: $75,223
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$16.22 - $39.69
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,620 - $104,165  
   
Bonus
$1,226 - $12,394  
Profit Sharing
$1,546 - $31,027  
Commission
$5,087  
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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$43,617 - $109,795  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 600
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.22 - $39.69  
   
Overtime
$20.43 - $55.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,226 - $12,394  
   
Commission
$5,087  
Profit Sharing
$1,546 - $31,027  
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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$43,617 - $109,795  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Research Scientist, Biotechnology Advice

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Research Scientist, Biotechnology in Albuquerque:
"Focus."
Focus only on your expertise and not other Principal Investigator, remain with agenda and advice given by mentors and refuse negative collaboration for results lead to inaccurate results- stay positive with belief the analysis is your expected results rather wrong or right.

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Skills That Affect Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

Immunology
up arrow 21%

Bioinformatics
up arrow 9%

Stem Cell
up arrow 7%

Biotechnology
up arrow 1%

Protein Purification
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National Average
$75,000

Molecular Biology
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Data Analysis
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Product Development
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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