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Staff Scientist Salary with Molecular Biology skills

Staff Scientists with Molecular Biology skills take home an average $75K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. For the most part, Staff Scientists with Molecular Biology skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Staff Scientists with Molecular Biology skills (57 percent) who responded to the survey. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$48,730 - $103,390
(Median)
$49K
$75K
$100K
MEDIAN: $74,732
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50%
90%

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$14.73 - $50.09
(Median)
$15
$24
$50
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$48,730 - $103,390  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,332  
Profit Sharing
$2,072 - $7,753  
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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$47,026 - $108,407  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 119
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.73 - $50.09  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,332  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,072 - $7,753  
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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$47,026 - $108,407  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Scientist with Molecular Biology skills

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $62K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $77K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $91K. Staff Scientists with Molecular Biology 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 $93K.

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Experience Affects Staff Scientist with Molecular Biology skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$73,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 11%
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