Average Postdoctoral Research Associate Salary

$50,987
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$43k
MEDIAN
$51k
90%
$71k

The average salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate is $50,987

Base Salary
$43k - $71k
Bonus
$201 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$14 - $6k
Total Pay
$43k - $71k
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What Do Postdoctoral Research Associates Do?

Postdoctoral Research Associate Tasks
  • Design, perform, and evaluate experiments and their results.
  • Create presentations, diagrams, and graphs to convey results to funders, the public and other researchers.
  • Write up results in lab notebooks as well as for publication.
  • Maintain, inspect, and use laboratory and equipment.
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Job Satisfaction for Postdoctoral Research Associate

3.8 out of 5
(159)
Highly Satisfied
7Reviews
Based on 159 responses, the job of Postdoctoral Research Associate has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.76 out of 5. On average, Postdoctoral Research Associates are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
54.8%
Female
44.7%
Prefer to self-define
0.4%
This data is based on 465 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

84%

Dental

61%

Vision

50%

None

15%