A Scientific Associate earns an average salary of $62,072 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Scientific Associate Total Pay (?
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$40,951 - $78,653
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79K
MEDIAN: $62,072
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Scientific Associate Total Pay (?
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$14.56 - $31.79
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,951 - $78,653  
   
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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$38,134 - $80,711  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.56 - $31.79  
   
Overtime
$23.58 - $43.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
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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$38,134 - $80,711  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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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.

Experience Affects Scientific Associate Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
National Average
$61,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 15 votes.
Gender
Female
44%
female alumni
 
Male
56%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 10%
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