Average Postdoctoral Research Associate Salary in Germany

€49,109
Avg. Salary
€1,500
Bonus
€3,528
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The average salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Germany is €49,109.
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€31k
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€63k
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MEDIAN €49,109
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Salary
€31k - €63k
Bonus
€250 - €7k
Profit Sharing
€0 - €4k
Total Pay
€31k - €65k

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Job Description for Postdoctoral Research Associate

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.
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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 258 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.8%
Early Career
51.9%
Mid Career
31.0%
Experienced
11.2%

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