$50,583
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An Experienced Postdoctoral Research Associate earns an average salary of $49,468 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Matlab, Neuroscience, and Biophysics.

$37,165 - $72,819
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MEDIAN: $50,583
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$16.11 - $74.50
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$0$74K
Salary $37,165 - $72,819
Bonus $0.00 - $19,574
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,455 - $74,261
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 211
Hourly Data $0$74
Hourly Rate $16.11 - $74.50
Overtime $0.00
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $0.00 - $19,574
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,455 - $74,261
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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.

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Key Stats for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
10-19 years
93%
20 years or more
7%

Skills That Affect Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

Matlab
▲19%

Neuroscience
▲17%

Biophysics
▲11%

Clinical Research
▲6%

Biotechnology
▲4%

Stem Cell
▲4%

Bioinformatics
▲3%

National Average
$51,000

Research Analysis
▼1%

Data Analysis
▼4%

Statistical Analysis
▼9%

Molecular Biology
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 10%