Average Postdoctoral Research Associate Salary in Austin, Texas

$48,919
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The average salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Austin, Texas is $48,919.
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$41k
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$41k - $65k
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$41k - $67k

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Job Description for Postdoctoral Research Associate

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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Postdoctoral Research Associate
Research Scientist
Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology
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Popular Skills for Postdoctoral Research Associate

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

Pay by Experience Level for Postdoctoral Research Associate

An early career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $47,822 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,368 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Postdoctoral Research Associate in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 4.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (1.1% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (8.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (4.9% less) and Seattle, Washington (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 21 survey responses.
Early Career
57.1%
Mid Career
42.9%

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