Average Experienced Postdoctoral Research Associate Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

$55,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Postdoctoral Research Associate in Boston, Massachusetts is $55,000.
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$30k - $71k
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$30k - $75k

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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.

Career Paths

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Postdoctoral Research Associate
Research Scientist
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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 $45,185 based on 19 salaries. An early career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation 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.
Employees with Postdoctoral Research Associate in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 27.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (5.8% more) and New York, New York (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (17.7% less) and Houston, Texas (12.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 140 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.6%
Early Career
60.0%
Mid Career
26.4%

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