Research Scientist Salary with Biotechnology skills (United States)

The average pay for a Research Scientist with Biotechnology skills is $69,241 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Research Scientist with Biotechnology skills Total Pay (?
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$41,746 - $102,829
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $69,240
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Research Scientist with Biotechnology skills Total Pay (?
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$17.09 - $42.50
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,746 - $102,829  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,794  
Profit Sharing
$59.39 - $24,658  
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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$40,839 - $109,449  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 583
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.09 - $42.50  
   
Overtime
$23.67 - $42.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,794  
   
Profit Sharing
$59.39 - $24,658  
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).
)
$40,839 - $109,449  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 583
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Indianapolis
up arrow 70%
Cambridge
up arrow 29%
San Francisco
up arrow 25%
Raleigh
up arrow 20%
Boston
up arrow 9%
Los Angeles
up arrow 9%
National Average
$69,000
Durham
up arrow 1%
St. Louis
up arrow 6%
Houston
up arrow 6%
Chicago
up arrow 8%
Philadelphia
up arrow 12%
Seattle
up arrow 20%
New York
up arrow 20%
Madison
up arrow 31%
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Experience Affects Research Scientist with Biotechnology skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%
Experienced
up arrow 14%
National Average
$69,000

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Gender

Female
44%
female alumni
 
Male
56%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 8%
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