Research Scientist with Biotechnology Skills Salary

The average pay for a Research Scientist with Biotechnology skills is $74,982 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$45,453 - $108,064
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MEDIAN: $74,982
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$15.55 - $36.64
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MEDIAN: $24.82
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,453 - $108,064  
   
Bonus
$1,562 - $15,192  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $20,000  
Total Pay (?
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$44,251 - $113,495  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 752
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.55 - $36.64  
   
Overtime
$19.46 - $59.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,562 - $15,192  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $20,000  
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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$44,251 - $113,495  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist

Pay by Experience for a Research Scientist has a positive trend. An entry-level Research Scientist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 462 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Research Scientist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 284 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 174 salaries. A Research Scientist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,441

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Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

▲9%

▲3%

National Average
$74,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 11%