$48,102
Avg. Salary
$22.65
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$488

Profit Sharing

$1,500

The average pay for a Postdoctoral Research Associate with Research Analysis skills is $22.65 per hour.

The average pay for a Postdoctoral Research Associate with Research Analysis skills is $48,102 per year.

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$0$71K
Salary $38,273 - $70,293
Bonus $0.00 - $6,878
Profit Sharing $1,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,006 - $71,853
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 608
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $14.50 - $43.28
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,878
Profit Sharing $1,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,006 - $71,853
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Pay by Experience for a Postdoctoral Research Associate has a positive trend. An entry-level Postdoctoral Research Associate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 251 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Postdoctoral Research Associate with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 110 salaries. An experienced Postdoctoral Research Associate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 34 salaries. A Postdoctoral Research Associate with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,162

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Key Stats for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$48,000

Late-Career
▼1%

▼2%

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 13%