Research Scientist Salary with Molecular Biology skills (United States)

The average pay for a Research Scientist with Molecular Biology skills is $62,449 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Research Scientist with Molecular Biology skills Total Pay (?
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$40,683 - $97,136
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MEDIAN: $62,448
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Research Scientist with Molecular Biology skills Total Pay (?
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$13.95 - $35.75
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$40,683 - $97,136  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,142  
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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$40,049 - $101,829  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 434
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.95 - $35.75  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $48.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,142  
   
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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$40,049 - $101,829  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 434
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Pay Difference By Location
Cambridge
up arrow 45%
Raleigh
up arrow 29%
San Diego
up arrow 23%
Boston
up arrow 14%
San Francisco
up arrow 9%
Los Angeles
up arrow 6%
National Average
$63,000
Philadelphia
up arrow 8%
Durham
up arrow 10%
New York
up arrow 13%
Chicago
up arrow 15%
Seattle
up arrow 17%
Madison
up arrow 19%
Atlanta
up arrow 23%
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Experience Affects Research Scientist with Molecular Biology skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$63,000
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
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 9%
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