Research Scientist with Molecular Biology Skills Salary

The average pay for a Research Scientist with Molecular Biology skills is $64,452 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$41,207 - $96,568
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MEDIAN: $64,452
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$14.89 - $35.71
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$41,207 - $96,568  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,885  
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $11,745  
Total Pay (?
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$40,338 - $100,966  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 817
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$14.89 - $35.71  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,885  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $11,745  
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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$40,338 - $100,966  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,995

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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

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National Average
$64,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 165 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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