Average Entry-Level Postdoctoral Research Associate Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$45,566
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$8
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Postdoctoral Research Associate in Boston, Massachusetts is $45,566.
10%
$39k
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$46k
90%
$63k
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$39k - $63k
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$39k - $67k

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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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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 $48,612 based on 84 salaries. A mid-career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,826 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Postdoctoral Research Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Postdoctoral Research Associate in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 10.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (7.0% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (8.8% less), San Diego, California (2.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 131 survey responses.
Early Career
64.1%
Mid Career
28.2%
Experienced
7.6%

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