Research Technologist Salary (United States)

A Research Technologist earns an average salary of $40,407 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Research Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.
Research Technologist Salary (?
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$29,246 - $66,866
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MEDIAN: $40,406
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Research Technologist Salary (?
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$13.69 - $24.86
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,246 - $66,866  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,469  
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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$29,482 - $61,648  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 180
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.69 - $24.86  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $39.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,469  
   
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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$29,482 - $61,648  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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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
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Seattle
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National Average
$40,000
State College
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Chicago
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Milwaukee
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Experience Affects Research Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%
Experienced
up arrow 25%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$40,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Research Technologist Salaries

Research Analysis
up arrow 18%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 2%
National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 10%