The average pay for a Research Technician, Biotechnology is $40,364 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Research Technician, Biotechnology Total Pay (?
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$30,399 - $60,958
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61K
MEDIAN: $40,363
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Research Technician, Biotechnology Total Pay (?
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$12.77 - $24.45
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,399 - $60,958  
   
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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$30,093 - $61,244  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.77 - $24.45  
   
Overtime
$20.36 - $32.95  
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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$30,093 - $61,244  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 202
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Job Description for Research Technician, Biotechnology
  • 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 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$41,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 39 votes.
Gender
Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 9%
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