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.

$40,954 - $101,249
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MEDIAN: $68,340
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$15.38 - $34.96
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MEDIAN: $24.30
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$0$103K
Salary $40,954 - $101,249
Bonus $979 - $12,315
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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$40,373 - $103,675
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 500
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $15.38 - $34.96
Overtime $20.61 - $51.18
Annual Data $0$103K
Bonus $979 - $12,315
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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$40,373 - $103,675
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 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: $66,534

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Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

▲15%

Late-Career
▲13%

National Average
$67,000

▼1%

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 10%
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