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Scientific Associate Salary

Scientific Associates in the United States can expect to earn an average of $63K annually. Men working as Scientific Associates who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 58 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Scientific Associates. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$42,965 - $76,021
(Median)
$43K
$63K
$76K
MEDIAN: $63,392
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$15.00 - $29.50
(Median)
$15
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary 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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$42,965 - $76,021  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,544  
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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$41,379 - $79,146  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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 (?
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,544  
   
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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$41,379 - $79,146  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 17%