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The average pay for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cambridge, Massachusetts is $46,547 per year.

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$42,099 - $59,392
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

Job Description for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Postdoctoral research associates generally assist tenured professors and/or senior researchers and work in a university environment or laboratory, though they also work independently. They often assist principal investigators in performing experimental investigations; on behalf of principal investigators, they may provide guidance to laboratory technicians and/or support staff. They may need to utilize recording devices or use statistical procedures for research relevant to their assigned field, and are also required to review quality control of various laboratory techniques.

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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.

About Cambridge, Massachusetts

Middlesex County, Massachusetts
110,402
Male:
55,421 (50.2%)
Female:
54,981 (49.8%)
Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Boston metropolitan area. Situated directly north of the city of Boston, across the Charles River, it was named in honor of the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, an important center of the Puritan theology embraced by the town's founders. Cambridge is home to two of the world's most highly regarded universities, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge has also been home to Radcliffe College, once one of the leading colleges for women in the United States before it merged with Harvard. According to the 2010 Census, the city's population was 105,162. As of July 2014, it was the fifth most populous city in the state, behind Boston, Worcester, Springfield and Lowell. Cambridge was one of the two seats of Middlesex County prior to the abolition of county government in 1997; Lowell was the...
Cambridge:
$89,847
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,871
Cambridge:
$665,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
2.3%

Postdoctoral Research Associate Job Listings

Key Stats for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
30%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
4%

Experience Affects Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Skills That Affect Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

National Average
$47,000

Molecular Biology
▼1%

Data Analysis
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
30%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 11%