Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Bioinformatics Skills Salary

Median pay for Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists with Bioinformatics skills is around $108K per year. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and nearly all earn dental coverage. Making up 78 percent of those who took the survey, male Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists with Bioinformatics skills greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Though the majority of Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists with Bioinformatics skills do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$79,121 - $136,749
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MEDIAN: $107,736
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$79,121 - $136,749  
   
Bonus
$3,230 - $20,685  
Profit Sharing
$9,000  
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$79,820 - $149,319  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 82

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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.


Six-figure salaries are not unusual for those just entering the occupation — survey respondents with less than five years' experience under their belts report receiving an average of $104K per year. On average, Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists with Bioinformatics skills make $119K following one to two decades on the job. Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists with Bioinformatics skills who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $115K.

Key Stats for Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
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1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Late-Career
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National Average
$111,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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