Research Scientist Salary with Molecular Biology skills (United States)

A Research Scientist with Molecular Biology skills earns an average salary of $63,051 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 Total Pay (?
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$41,025 - $96,133
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $63,050
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Research Scientist with Molecular Biology skills Total Pay (?
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$14.02 - $35.61
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,025 - $96,133  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
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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$40,211 - $100,645  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 468
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.02 - $35.61  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $48.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,137  
   
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).
)
$40,211 - $100,645  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 468
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Cambridge
up arrow 38%
South San Francisco
up arrow 38%
Raleigh
up arrow 27%
San Diego
up arrow 23%
Boston
up arrow 13%
San Francisco
up arrow 9%
Los Angeles
up arrow 6%
National Average
$63,000
Philadelphia
up arrow 9%
Durham
up arrow 10%
New York
up arrow 11%
Chicago
up arrow 16%
Seattle
up arrow 17%
Atlanta
up arrow 23%
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Experience Affects Research Scientist with Molecular Biology skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$63,000

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Gender

Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

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