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Scientific Associate Salary

The average Scientific Associate in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $64K annually. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men working as Scientific Associates who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 55 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$40,702 - $76,127
(Median)
41K
50K
64K
76K
MEDIAN: $63,638
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$15.21 - $31.56
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,702 - $76,127  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,182  
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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$40,425 - $79,051  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $31.56  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,182  
   
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).
)
$40,425 - $79,051  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
United States (change)

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
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 17%