Scientific Associate Salary

Scientific Associates in the United States take home an average $63K annually. Male Scientific Associates are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 55 percent of the field. The majority of Scientific Associates claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$43,277 - $76,756
(Median)
$43K
$63K
$77K
MEDIAN: $63,061
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$15.00 - $29.50
(Median)
$15
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$43,277 - $76,756  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,500  
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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$41,630 - $79,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $29.50  
   
Overtime
$25.50 - $46.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,500  
   
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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$41,630 - $79,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Scientific Associate

  • Record and input data from laboratory notebooks; prepare and review studies, reports and operating procedures.
  • Collaborate with team of scientists to make new scientific products and discoveries within a host of scientific disciplines: biology, pharmaceuticals, engineered proteins, antibodies, etc.
  • Undertake laboratory assignments to prepare, test, analyze, research and disseminate scientific information among team.
  • Review clinical and scientific procedures to ensure accuracy, standardization and regulatory compliance.

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Experience Affects Scientific Associate Salaries

Mid-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 17%
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