Average Molecular Biologist with Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) Skills Salary

$72,728
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$1,250
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The average salary for a Molecular Biologist with Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) skills is $72,728.
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$40k
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$73k
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$105k
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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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Popular Skills for Molecular Biologist

Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Protein Purification, PCR Analysis and Molecular Biology.

Pay by Experience Level for Molecular Biologist

An entry-level Molecular Biologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,000 based on 7 salaries. An early career Molecular Biologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,784 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Molecular Biologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Molecular Biologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,437 based on 8 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 30 survey responses.
Entry Level
23.3%
Early Career
26.7%
Mid Career
23.3%
Experienced
26.7%