Average Postdoctoral Research Associate with Biotechnology Skills Salary

$46,708
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The average salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate with Biotechnology skills is $46,708.
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$37k
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MEDIAN $46,708
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$37k - $63k
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$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$37k - $63k

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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
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Popular Skills for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Skills in Research Analysis, Data Analysis, Molecular Biology, Statistical Analysis and Bioinformatics are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $46,074 based on 42 salaries. An early career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,818 based on 175 salaries. A mid-career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,495 based on 66 salaries. An experienced Postdoctoral Research Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,204 based on 25 salaries.
Employees with Postdoctoral Research Associate in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 39.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7.1% more) and Los Angeles, California (4.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (4.1% less), San Diego, California (3.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 308 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.6%
Early Career
56.8%
Mid Career
21.4%
Experienced
8.1%

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