Average Postdoctoral Research Associate Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$51,071
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$1,550
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The average salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Washington, District of Columbia is $51,071.
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$39k
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$51k
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$76k
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MEDIAN $51,071
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$39k - $76k
Bonus
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$39k - $76k

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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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Career Paths

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Postdoctoral Research Associate
Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology
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Popular Skills for Postdoctoral Research Associate

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

Pay by Experience Level for Postdoctoral Research Associate

An early career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,923 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,981 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Postdoctoral Research Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,200 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (11.8% less), Chicago, Illinois (9.1% less) and San Diego, California (5.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 52 survey responses.
Early Career
48.1%
Mid Career
36.5%
Experienced
15.4%

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