Average Associate Research Scientist Salary

$67,022
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$48k
MEDIAN
$67k
90%
$92k

The average salary for an Associate Research Scientist is $67,022

Base Salary
$48k - $92k
Bonus
$1k - $9k
Profit Sharing
$650 - $7k
Total Pay
$45k - $93k
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What Do Associate Research Scientists Do?

Associate Research Scientist Tasks
  • Follow experimental protocols and document results.
  • Create standard operating procedures and other documentation.
  • Supervise interns, students, or junior staff members.
  • Maintain laboratory space and equipment, including basic maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Analyze data and present findings in team meetings.
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How do Associate Research Scientists Rate Their Jobs?

3.9 out of 5
(162)
Highly Satisfied
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Based on 162 responses, the job of Associate Research Scientist has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.86 out of 5. On average, Associate Research Scientists are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Associate Research Scientists

What is the highest pay for Associate Research Scientists?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for an Associate Research Scientist is $92k / year

What is the lowest pay for Associate Research Scientists?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for an Associate Research Scientist is $48k / year

How can Associate Research Scientists increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as an Associate Research Scientist is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are an Associate Research Scientist that oversees more junior Associate Research Scientists, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.