Average Postdoctoral Research Associate Salary in Houston, Texas

$45,026
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The average salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Houston, Texas is $45,026.
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$36k
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$36k - $52k
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$35k - $54k

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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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Career Paths

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Postdoctoral Research Associate
Research Scientist
Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Postdoctoral Research Associate

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

Pay by Experience Level for Postdoctoral Research Associate

An entry-level Postdoctoral Research Associate with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,567 based on 10 salaries. An early career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,597 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,500 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Postdoctoral Research Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,214 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Postdoctoral Research Associate in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 19.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (10.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 59 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.9%
Early Career
47.5%
Mid Career
18.6%
Experienced
16.9%

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