$46,888
Avg. Salary
$20.02
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$99.33

Bonus

$2,948

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Postdoctoral Research Associate is $20.02 per hour.

The average pay for a Postdoctoral Research Associate is $46,888 per year.

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MEDIAN $46,888
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$0$65K
Salary $36,826 - $65,058
Bonus $0.00 - $7,951
Profit Sharing $2,948
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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$36,885 - $65,778
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,340
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $11.84 - $34.65
Overtime $27.60
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,951
Profit Sharing $2,948
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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$36,885 - $65,778
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

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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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,920

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Key Stats for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 170 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
15%

Skills That Affect Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

Data Modeling
▲5%

Machine Learning
▲5%

Statistical Analysis
▲1%

Matlab
▼0%

National Average
$47,000


Stem Cell
▼2%


Neuroscience
▼4%

Material Science
▼4%



Clinical Research
▼6%


Biophysics
▼7%

Chemistry
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 170 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 16%