Scientific Associate Salary

Scientific Associates in the United States pull down an average of $63K per year. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 53 percent. The majority of Scientific Associates claim high levels of job satisfaction. In this profession, a large number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and the larger part have vision insurance, as well. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$42,848 - $77,412
(Median)
$43K
$63K
$77K
MEDIAN: $62,781
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$15.00 - $42.38
(Median)
$15
$24
$42
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$42,848 - $77,412  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,808  
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
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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$42,901 - $81,052  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $42.38  
   
Overtime
$28.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,808  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
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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$42,901 - $81,052  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | 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

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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