Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salary (United States)

A Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology earns an average salary of $93,857 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Bioinformatics is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology Total Pay (?
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$62,551 - $122,089
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MEDIAN: $93,857
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Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology Total Pay (?
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$23.82 - $50.25
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MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,551 - $122,089  
   
Bonus
$48.48 - $18,030  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $10,260  
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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$63,514 - $133,384  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,536
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.82 - $50.25  
   
Overtime
$34.21 - $56.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$48.48 - $18,030  
   
Profit Sharing
$986 - $10,260  
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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$63,514 - $133,384  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,536
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Job Description for Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology

  • Assess new technologies and future applications of technologies.
  • Propose, plan, and manage research projects, report preparation, and presentation of findings.
  • Lead the formulation, development, and optimization of new programs, designs, and prototypes.
  • Participate in research formulating and writing with other staff.

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Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology Reviews

What is it like working as a Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology?
Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology in Cleveland:
"Ups And Downs Of Small Biotech."
Pros: Challenge of the position, the knowledge/expertise around me.
Cons: Compensation, poor people management, bad resources.

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Experience Affects Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

National Average
$97,000

Skills That Affect Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

Clinical Research
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Project Management
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Biotechnology
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Product Development
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Molecular Biology
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National Average
$97,000
biochemistry
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Stem Cell
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Gender

Female
34%
female alumni
 
Male
66%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 5%
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