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

The average salary for an Entry-Level Research Scientist, Biotechnology is $70,635 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Stem Cell and Bioinformatics.
Entry-Level Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salary (?
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$40,845 - $97,324
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MEDIAN: $70,634
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Entry-Level Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salary (?
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$15.08 - $35.54
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$40,845 - $97,324  
   
Bonus
$99.33 - $10,096  
Profit Sharing
$990 - $7,164  
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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$40,797 - $102,160  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 939
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.08 - $35.54  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $48.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$99.33 - $10,096  
   
Profit Sharing
$990 - $7,164  
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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$40,797 - $102,160  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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$71,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

Stem Cell
up arrow 18%
Bioinformatics
up arrow 15%
Data Analysis
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Biotechnology
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Molecular Biology
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National Average
$71,000

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medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 6%
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