Average Postdoctoral Research Associate Salary in Palo Alto, California

$53,816
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$3,000
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The average salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Palo Alto, California is $53,816.
10%
$49k
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$54k
90%
$112k
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$49k - $112k
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$49k - $116k

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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 $52,846 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 9 salaries.
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Years of Experience

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Early Career
62.5%
Mid Career
37.5%

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