Average Postdoctoral Research Associate Salary at Harvard University

$49,271
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The average salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Harvard University is $49,271.
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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.
The top respondents for the job title Postdoctoral Research Associate are from the companies Stanford University, University of Texas (UT) - Austin and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Reported salaries are highest at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where the average pay is $54,772. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include University of Washington (UW) and Stanford University, earning around $52,347 and $52,280, respectively. University of Chicago pays the lowest at around $48,491. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and University of Texas (UT) - Austin also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $50,167 and $50,531, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Skills in Data Analysis and Research Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Molecular Biology.

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Years of Experience

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