Average Postdoctoral Research Associate Salary in Cambridge, Massachusetts

$50,011
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The average salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cambridge, Massachusetts is $50,011.
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$45k
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$50k
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$60k
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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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Popular Skills for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Skills in Research Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Molecular Biology, Biophysics, Bioinformatics and Data Analysis.

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 $44,864 based on 8 salaries. An early career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,732 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,359 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Postdoctoral Research Associate in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 2.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (8.8% less), Chicago, Illinois (6.8% less) and Seattle, Washington (3.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 31 survey responses.
Entry Level
25.8%
Early Career
48.4%
Mid Career
25.8%

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