Scientific Associate Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Scientific Associate is $62,484 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Scientific Associate Total Pay (?
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$41,175 - $74,564
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MEDIAN: $62,483
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National Salary Data

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$41,175 - $74,564  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,145  
Total Pay (?
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$38,882 - $77,441  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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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
up arrow 12%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$62,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%
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Gender
Female
39%
female alumni
 
Male
61%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 11%
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