$54,464
Avg. Salary
$25.50
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Associate Research Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts is $25.50 per hour.

The average pay for an Associate Research Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts is $54,464 per year.

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Job Description for Associate Research Scientist

An associate research scientist helps design and implement research projects, which includes analyzing information for those projects. They may perform different laboratory tests and analyze project information; the research may include medical testing with laboratory equipment. These scientists help store project data and must be good at organizing the data and information that is part of the research. They also need to be able to communicate about results and data with other supervisors and colleagues on the project, as well as with funders and project leaders.

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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.

About Cambridge, Massachusetts

Middlesex County, Massachusetts
110,402
Male:
55,421 (50.2%)
Female:
54,981 (49.8%)
Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Boston metropolitan area. Situated directly north of the city of Boston, across the Charles River, it was named in honor of the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, an important center of the Puritan theology embraced by the town's founders. Cambridge is home to two of the world's most highly regarded universities, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge has also been home to Radcliffe College, once one of the leading colleges for women in the United States before it merged with Harvard. According to the 2010 Census, the city's population was 105,162. As of July 2014, it was the fifth most populous city in the state, behind Boston, Worcester, Springfield and Lowell. Cambridge was one of the two seats of Middlesex County prior to the abolition of county government in 1997; Lowell was the...
Cambridge:
$89,847
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,871
Cambridge:
$665,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
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Associate Research Scientist Job Listings

Key Stats for Associate Research Scientist

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 43%