Average Late-Career Postdoctoral Research Associate Salary

$50,615
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$2,800
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The average salary for a Late-Career Postdoctoral Research Associate is $50,615.
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$34k
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MEDIAN $50,615
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$34k - $121k
Bonus
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$37k - $120k

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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
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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 $46,307 based on 388 salaries. An early career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,070 based on 1,476 salaries. A mid-career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,264 based on 629 salaries. An experienced Postdoctoral Research Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,433 based on 186 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,679 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.5%
Early Career
55.1%
Mid Career
23.5%
Experienced
6.9%

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