Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Bioinformatics Skills Salary

The average Biotechnology Senior Research Scientist with Bioinformatics skills can expect to rake in roughly $106K per year. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Most Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists with Bioinformatics skills survey respondents are men (76 percent). Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and nearly all collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$79,047 - $136,878
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MEDIAN: $106,086
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$79,047 - $136,878  
   
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$3,230 - $20,685  
Profit Sharing
$9,000  
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$79,744 - $149,432  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists with Bioinformatics skills do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Even the relatively untested can score weighty six-figure salaries; survey participants with less than five years' experience report earning a median of $105K per year. Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists with Bioinformatics skills bring in $114K after working for 10 to 20 years. Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists with Bioinformatics skills who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $115K.

Key Stats for Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
7%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

Late-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▲4%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$109,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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