Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology is $95,238 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. 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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$63,642 - $123,025
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $95,237
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Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology Total Pay (?
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$23.50 - $50.37
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MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,642 - $123,025  
   
Bonus
$14.68 - $18,368  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $10,268  
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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$64,373 - $134,771  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,533
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.50 - $50.37  
   
Overtime
$32.10 - $56.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$14.68 - $18,368  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $10,268  
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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$64,373 - $134,771  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,533
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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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Pay Difference By Location

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$98,000
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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
$98,000

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
0%
National Average
$98,000
Molecular Biology
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biochemistry
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Gender

Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 5%
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