The average salary for a Molecular Biologist with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills is $56,663.
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Job Description for Molecular Biologist
Molecular biologists work in a variety of settings that include hospitals, universities, independent laboratories, colleges, nonprofit companies, and government agencies. Most employers prefer that molecular biologists have a PhD in molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, organic chemistry, or bioengineering. However, employers may consider candidates with a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and significant experience as a molecular biologist. Molecular biologists must be able to use …Read more
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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Popular Skills for Molecular Biologist
Skills in Molecular Biology, PCR Analysis, Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) and Protein Purification are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management.
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 $54,409 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Molecular Biologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,560 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Molecular Biologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 5 salaries.
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