Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associate Salary

Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associates can expect to earn an average of $49K per year. The majority of Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associates claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. The majority of Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associates (60 percent) who took the survey are men. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$37,204 - $69,626
$37K
$49K
$70K
MEDIAN: $48,774
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$16.73 - $39.16
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$23
$39
MEDIAN: $22.80
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$0$71K
Salary $37,204 - $69,626
Bonus $0.00 - $18,500
Total Pay (?
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$37,754 - $71,001
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 450
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $16.73 - $39.16
Overtime $36.48
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $0.00 - $18,500
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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$37,754 - $71,001
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

Postdoctoral Research Associate Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,934

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 21 percent, Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associates in Washington receive some of the highest pay in the country. Mid-Career Postdoctoral Research Associates will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+10 percent), New York (+9 percent), San Francisco (+6 percent), and Boston (+5 percent). Philadelphia ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 17 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Houston (11 percent lower) and Chicago (10 percent lower).

Key Stats for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
5-9 years
86%
10-19 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

Data Modeling
▲11%

Biophysics
▲7%

Matlab
▲3%

Physics
▲3%

Bioinformatics
▲1%

Statistical Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$49,000

▼1%

Data Analysis
▼2%

Stem Cell
▼2%


Clinical Research
▼3%

Biotechnology
▼4%


Material Science
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 14%
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