Average Postdoctoral Research Associate with Molecular Biology Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$45,852
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The average salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate with Molecular Biology skills in Chicago, Illinois is $45,852.
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$38k
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MEDIAN $45,852
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$38k - $51k
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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
Research Scientist, Biotechnology
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Popular Skills for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Skills in Data Analysis, Bioinformatics and Biotechnology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Statistical Analysis and Research Analysis.
Employees with Postdoctoral Research Associate in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 9.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (9.7% more) and San Francisco, California (7.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (0.9% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (0.6% less).

Years of Experience

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Early Career
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