Average Molecular Biologist Salary in Indianapolis, Indiana

$60,000
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$5,000
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The average salary for a Molecular Biologist in Indianapolis, Indiana is $60,000.
25%
$54k
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$60k
75%
$75k
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$54k - $75k
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$33k - $83k

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Job Description for Molecular Biologist

Molecular Biologist Tasks
  • Research, identify, and test processes to improve formulations and technologies to create products.
  • Create written and oral reports to convey findings, recommendations, and safety information.
  • Maintain chain of custody and proper storage for samples, performing general lab duties to meet standards.
  • Use scientific equipment to characterize specimens or products.

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Pay by Experience Level for Molecular Biologist

An early career Molecular Biologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $72,414 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Molecular Biologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,955 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Molecular Biologist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 50.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (45.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (16.7% less), Phoenix, Arizona (10.0% less) and Austin, Texas (8.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 13 survey responses.
Early Career
61.5%
Mid Career
38.5%