Staff Scientist Salary with Molecular Biology skills

Staff Scientists with Molecular Biology skills take home an average $74K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most Staff Scientists with Molecular Biology skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men make up a slight majority of Staff Scientists with Molecular Biology skills (56 percent) who responded to the survey. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$48,057 - $104,057

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$14.73 - $50.09

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$48,057 - $104,057  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,256  
Profit Sharing
$2,072 - $7,753  
Total Pay (?
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$46,711 - $109,776  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 134
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Hourly Rate
$14.73 - $50.09  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,256  
   
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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$46,711 - $109,776  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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 and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. The average beginner in this position makes around $62K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $77K. Staff Scientists with Molecular Biology skills bring in $90K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $93K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Staff Scientist with Molecular Biology skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 10%
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