The average salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate at University of Texas (UT) - Austin is $50,531.
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Job Description for Postdoctoral Research Associate
Postdoctoral research associates generally assist tenured professors and/or senior researchers and work in a university environment or laboratory, though they also work independently. They often assist principal investigators in performing experimental investigations; on behalf of principal investigators, they may provide guidance to laboratory technicians and/or support staff. They may need to utilize recording devices or use statistical procedures for research relevant to their assigned field…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Postdoctoral Research Associate
The top respondents for the job title Postdoctoral Research Associate are from the companies Harvard University, Stanford University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Reported salaries are highest at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where the average pay is $54,772. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include University of Washington (UW) and Stanford University, earning around $52,347 and $52,280, respectively. University of Chicago pays the lowest at around $48,491. Harvard University and National Institutes of Health (NIH) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $49,271 and $50,167, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Postdoctoral Research Associate
Skills in Research Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Molecular Biology and 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 $50,178 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 5 salaries.
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