Research Scientist with Molecular Biology Skills Salary

The average pay for a Research Scientist with Molecular Biology skills is $66,037 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$41,183 - $100,814
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MEDIAN: $66,873
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$18.03 - $34.65
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MEDIAN: $24.59
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,183 - $100,814  
   
Bonus
$977 - $12,916  
Profit Sharing
$35.75 - $5,009  
Total Pay (?
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$40,772 - $103,362  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 536
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$18.03 - $34.65  
   
Overtime
$20.43 - $51.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$977 - $12,916  
   
Profit Sharing
$35.75 - $5,009  
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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$40,772 - $103,362  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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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 $58,000 based on 284 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 $66,000 based on 188 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 143 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 $75,000 based on 30 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,240

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Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

▲17%

Late-Career
▲15%

▲1%

National Average
$65,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 10%
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