Postdoctoral Research Associate with Bioinformatics Skills Salary

A Postdoctoral Research Associate with Bioinformatics skills earns an average salary of $47,000 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$37,469 - $61,027
$37K
$48K
$61K
MEDIAN: $47,914
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Salary $37,469 - $61,027
Bonus $0.00 - $6,544
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$37,693 - $61,900
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 208

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, and are also required to review quality control of various laboratory techniques.

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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.

Postdoctoral Research Associate Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,011

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Key Stats for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
10%

Experience Affects Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$48,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 13%