The average pay for a Research Technician, Biotechnology is $40,496 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$28,382 - $69,038
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MEDIAN: $40,495
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$13.13 - $25.74
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,382 - $69,038  
   
Bonus
$825  
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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$28,178 - $64,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.13 - $25.74  
   
Overtime
$24.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$825  
   
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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$28,178 - $64,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Job Description for Research Technician, Biotechnology

Research technicians in biotechnology assist in research efforts to advance the development and use of biological systems in products, such as fuel and antibiotics. The field of biotechnology also includes the practice of modifying plants so they can better serve human needs.

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Research Technician, Biotechnology Tasks

  • Develop methods and tools to investigate understand specific biotechnology concepts.
  • Maintain workspace and laboratory, including equipment, inventory, and tools.
  • Write reports and presentations to communicate methods, results, needs, and forecasts.
  • Conduct tests and interpret results, documenting all steps and data.

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Key Stats for Research Technician, Biotechnology

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Research Technician, Biotechnology Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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