Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Bioinformatics Skills Salary

Earnings for Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists with Bioinformatics skills come in at around $107K per year on average. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Male Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists with Bioinformatics skills far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and nearly all earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$78,258 - $135,998
(Median)
$78K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $106,964
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$78,258 - $135,998  
   
Bonus
$3,091 - $20,067  
Profit Sharing
$9,000  
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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$78,751 - $149,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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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.


The average inexperienced employee pulls down a cushy six-figure sum; the median salary for people claiming fewer than five years of experience is $104K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists with Bioinformatics skills make a median salary of $119K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $109K.

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Experience Affects Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$110,000

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 99%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
medical benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 1%
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