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Average Biotechnologist Salary

$51,116
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$2,528
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The average salary for a Biotechnologist is $51,116.
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$34k
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$51k
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$96k
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What Do Biotechnologists Do?

Biotechnologist Tasks
  • Assist biological scientists with research of living organisms and organic substances.
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment.
  • Calculate and record research results.

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What Are Popular Skills for Biotechnologists?

Skills in Research Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Biotechnologists?

An entry-level Biotechnologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,000 based on 20 salaries. An early career Biotechnologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,958 based on 58 salaries. A mid-career Biotechnologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,152 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Biotechnologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Biotechnologist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 36.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (32.1% more) and Houston, Texas (11.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (20.4% less) and New York, New York (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 96 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.8%
Early Career
60.4%
Mid Career
9.4%
Experienced
9.4%