Research Technologist Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Research Technologist is $40,382 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Research Technologist Total Pay (?
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$29,036 - $70,914
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MEDIAN: $40,382
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Research Technologist Total Pay (?
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$13.73 - $24.80
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,036 - $70,914  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,396  
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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$29,305 - $62,351  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 234
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.73 - $24.80  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $39.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,396  
   
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).
)
$29,305 - $62,351  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 234
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Job Description for Research Technologist

  • Collect and analyze data, participating in verification, and testing protocols.
  • Maintain and care for equipment and laboratory, including updating databases and general stocks.
  • Prepare, conduct, and evaluate experiments.
  • Operate and calibrate lab equipment to collect approriate data for each experiment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Research Technologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Boston
up arrow 22%
Seattle
up arrow 5%
National Average
$40,000
State College
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Chicago
up arrow 4%
Milwaukee
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Experience Affects Research Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%
Experienced
up arrow 24%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$40,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Research Technologist Salaries

Research Analysis
up arrow 3%
National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
62%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 9%
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