Research Technician, Biotechnology Salary

The average pay for a Research Technician, Biotechnology is $42,232 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$29,934 - $66,209
(Median)
$30K
$42K
$66K
MEDIAN: $42,232
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$12.45 - $27.02
(Median)
$12
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,934 - $66,209  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,085  
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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$28,852 - $65,567  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 94
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.45 - $27.02  
   
Overtime
$22.47 - $26.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,085  
   
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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$28,852 - $65,567  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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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

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

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Experience Affects Research Technician, Biotechnology Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 11%
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