Associate Research Scientist in San Diego, California Salary

An Associate Research Scientist in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $64,330 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Biotechnology is associated with high pay for this job.

$36,198 - $88,321
$36K
$66K
$88K
MEDIAN: $65,735
10%
50%
90%

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Salary $36,198 - $88,321
Bonus $1,973 - $8,109
Profit Sharing $2,948
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$41,106 - $94,881
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

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 San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

Associate Research Scientist Job Listings

Key Stats for Associate Research Scientist

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Associate Research Scientist Salaries

▲29%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$66,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Associate Research Scientist Salaries

▲14%

National Average
$66,000

Research Analysis
▼10%

Data Analysis
▼11%

Molecular Biology
▼11%

Product Development
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 94%
vision benefits
Vision: 88%
no benefits
None: 6%