The average pay for an Entry-Level Research Associate, Biotechnology is $46,148 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Microsoft Excel is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Research Associate, Biotechnology Total Pay (?
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$34,392 - $62,724
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MEDIAN: $46,148
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Entry-Level Research Associate, Biotechnology Total Pay (?
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$13.67 - $26.90
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$34,392 - $62,724  
   
Bonus
$289.06 - $5,102  
Profit Sharing
$48.48 - $7,213  
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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$33,883 - $64,369  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,181
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.67 - $26.90  
   
Overtime
$20.86 - $40.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$289.06 - $5,102  
   
Profit Sharing
$48.48 - $7,213  
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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$33,883 - $64,369  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,181
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Research Associate, Biotechnology Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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Biotechnology
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Molecular Biology
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National Average
$46,000
PCR Analysis
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ELISA
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Gender
Female
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Male
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medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 11%
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