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Research Scientist Salary with Molecular Biology skills (United States)

A Research Scientist with Molecular Biology skills earns an average salary of $62,105 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Research Scientist with Molecular Biology skills Salary (?
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$40,565 - $95,943
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $62,104
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Research Scientist with Molecular Biology skills Salary (?
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$14.10 - $36.75
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,565 - $95,943  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,141  
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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$39,888 - $100,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 458
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.10 - $36.75  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $48.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,141  
   
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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$39,888 - $100,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Pay Difference By Location

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Cambridge
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Raleigh
up arrow 27%
San Diego
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Boston
up arrow 20%
San Francisco
up arrow 10%
Los Angeles
up arrow 7%
National Average
$62,000
Philadelphia
up arrow 8%
Durham
up arrow 9%
New York
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Seattle
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Houston
up arrow 17%
Chicago
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Madison
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Atlanta
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Experience Affects Research Scientist with Molecular Biology skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$62,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
52%
female alumni
 
Male
48%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 9%