The average salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate is CHF 76,789 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

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CHF 40,784 - CHF 98,039
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Currency: CHF
  • Updated: 19 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 162

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: CHF 75,857

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%

Experience Affects Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

▲7%

▲7%

National Average
CHF 76,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 67%