Postdoctoral Research Associate in San Diego, California Salary

$39,305 - $62,267
$39K
$47K
$62K
MEDIAN: $46,863
10%
50%
90%

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Salary $39,305 - $62,267
Bonus $1,250
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$39,453 - $64,947
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 59

How much does a Postdoctoral Research Associate make in San Diego, CA?

In San Diego, a Postdoctoral Research Associate earns approximately $46,863 annually on average. This is 1% above the national average for a Postdoctoral Research Associate which is $46,610 annually.
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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 San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Key Stats for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%

Experience Affects Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$47,000

▼4%

Experienced
▼8%

Skills That Affect Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

Research Analysis
▲3%

National Average
$47,000

Biotechnology
▼2%

Data Analysis
▼6%

Molecular Biology
▼7%

Neuroscience
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 13%