The average salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate with Research Analysis skills in San Diego, California is $49,208.
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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.
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Popular Skills for Postdoctoral Research Associate
Skills in Molecular Biology, Data Analysis, Bioinformatics and Neuroscience are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Biotechnology.
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 $49,208 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,980 based on 5 salaries.
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Employees with Postdoctoral Research Associate in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 10.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (6.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (1.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (10.2% less), Chicago, Illinois (7.4% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (3.0% less).
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