$45,283
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The average salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate with Molecular Biology skills is $43,820 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$36,495 - $58,115
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MEDIAN: $45,283
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$17.40 - $41.11
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Salary $36,495 - $58,115
Bonus $0.00 - $5,332
Total Pay (?
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$36,607 - $58,360
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 589
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $17.40 - $41.11
Overtime $36.48
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,332
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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$36,607 - $58,360
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,325

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Key Stats for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
0%

Experience Affects Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

▲2%

National Average
$45,000

Experienced
▼2%

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 9%