Staff Scientist Salary with Molecular Biology skills

Staff Scientists with Molecular Biology skills pull down an average of $74K per year. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Staff Scientists with Molecular Biology skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Men make up a slight majority of Staff Scientists with Molecular Biology skills (57 percent) who responded to the survey. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$48,170 - $103,467
(Median)
$48K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $74,089
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$14.73 - $50.09
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$24
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$48,170 - $103,467  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,304  
Profit Sharing
$2,072 - $7,753  
Total Pay (?
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$46,670 - $108,407  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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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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$46,670 - $108,407  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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 lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. 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 $76K. Staff Scientists with Molecular Biology skills see a median salary of $90K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $93K.

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Experience Affects Staff Scientist with Molecular Biology skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 10%
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