Staff Scientist with Molecular Biology Skills Salary

Staff Scientists with Molecular Biology skills pull down an average of $71K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Work is enjoyable for Staff Scientists with Molecular Biology skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,110 - $109,073
$46K
$71K
$110K
MEDIAN: $71,120
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$16.00 - $27.51
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MEDIAN: $20.46
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$0$114K
Salary $46,110 - $109,073
Bonus $1,532 - $15,242
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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$43,110 - $114,216
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 105
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $20.46
Overtime $30.71
Annual Data $0$114K
Bonus $1,532 - $15,242
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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$43,110 - $114,216
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Scientist

Pay by Experience for a Staff Scientist has a positive trend. An entry-level Staff Scientist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 60 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Staff Scientist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Staff Scientist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 22 salaries. A Staff Scientist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Staff Scientist

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Staff Scientist Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$70,000

Late-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 4%
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