The average salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Germany is €49,109.
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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…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Postdoctoral Research Associate
Skills in Data Analysis and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Biotechnology, Molecular Biology and Research Analysis.
Pay by Experience Level for Postdoctoral Research Associate
An entry-level Postdoctoral Research Associate with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €43,183 based on 15 salaries. An early career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €48,330 based on 134 salaries. A mid-career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €49,793 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Postdoctoral Research Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €53,776 based on 29 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Postdoctoral Research Associate in their job title in Ulm, Baden-Wuerttemberg earn an average of 27.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Karlsruhe, Baden-Wuerttemberg (0.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dresden, Sachsen (Saxony) (10.4% less), Frankfurt am Main, Hessen (3.8% less) and Heidelberg, Baden-Wuerttemberg (2.8% less).
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