A Postdoctoral Research Associate earns an average salary of AU$76,524 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

AU$57,724 - AU$89,698
AU$58K
AU$77K
AU$90K
MEDIAN: AU$76,863
10%
50%
90%
AU$30.33 - AU$36.13
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$34.60
50%
AU$0AU$89K
Salary AU$57,724 - AU$89,698
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$8,243
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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AU$58,072 - AU$89,562
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 185
Hourly Data AU$0AU$36
Hourly Rate AU$34.60
Annual Data AU$0AU$89K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$8,243
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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AU$58,072 - AU$89,562
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Postdoctoral research associates generally assist tenured professors and/or senior researchers and work in a university environment or laboratory, though they also work independently. They often assist principal investigators in performing experimental investigations; on behalf of principal investigators, they may provide guidance to laboratory technicians and/or support staff. They may need to utilize recording devices or use statistical procedures for research relevant to their assigned field, and are also required to review quality control of various laboratory techniques.

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Postdoctoral Research Associate Tasks

  • Design, perform, and evaluate experiments and their results.
  • Create presentations, diagrams, and graphs to convey results to funders, the public and other researchers.
  • Write up results in lab notebooks as well as for publication.
  • Maintain, inspect, and use laboratory and equipment.

Postdoctoral Research Associate Pay By Employer

$0$68K

$51,896

$48,126

$45,373

$47,500

$48,691

$47,087

$50,167

Yale University
10 profiles
$42,658

$49,570

$42,667

Postdoctoral Research Associate Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$76,928

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Key Stats for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
AU$77,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

Molecular Biology
▼0%

National Average
AU$77,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 68%