Average Assistant Research Scientist with Molecular Biology Skills Salary

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The average salary for an Assistant Research Scientist with Molecular Biology skills is $42,623.
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Job Description for Assistant Research Scientist

Assistant Research Scientist Tasks
  • Develop, manage and analyze large-scale collection of data.
  • Write scholarly and technical papers regarding research.
  • Conduct and contribute to research projects.
  • Order and manage lab inventory, materials and equipment.
  • Know a variety of methods to collect and analyze data.

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Popular Skills for Assistant Research Scientist

Skills in Data Analysis, Research Analysis, Biotechnology, Neuroscience and Data Collection are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Research Scientist

An entry-level Assistant Research Scientist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,668 based on 33 salaries. An early career Assistant Research Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,626 based on 56 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Research Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,572 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Assistant Research Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,667 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Assistant Research Scientist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 3.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (3.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (12.7% less) and Dallas, Texas (2.8% less).

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