Staff Scientist Salary with Molecular Biology skills

The average Staff Scientist with Molecular Biology skills can expect to rake in roughly $73K per year. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Male Staff Scientists with Molecular Biology skills are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 56 percent of the field. Most Staff Scientists with Molecular Biology skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$48,240 - $103,249
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$48K
$73K
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MEDIAN: $73,429
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$14.73 - $50.09
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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Salary
$48,240 - $103,249  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,304  
Profit Sharing
$2,072 - $7,753  
Total Pay (?
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$46,758 - $107,875  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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Hourly Rate
$14.73 - $50.09  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,304  
   
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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$46,758 - $107,875  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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.


Staff Scientists with Molecular Biology skills with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $62K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $76K. Staff Scientists with Molecular Biology skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $90K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $93K.

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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 6%

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
31%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
24%
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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