Entry-Level Postdoctoral Research Associate Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Postdoctoral Research Associate is $45,020 per year.

$36,553 - $64,276
$37K
$46K
$64K
MEDIAN: $46,098
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$11.00 - $32.00
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$0$64K
Salary $36,553 - $64,276
Bonus $0.00 - $7,993
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$36,645 - $64,870
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,398
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $11.00 - $32.00
Overtime $26.24
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,993
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$36,645 - $64,870
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

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: $46,158

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Key Stats for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 208 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
15%

Skills That Affect Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

Data Modeling
▲7%

Machine Learning
▲7%

Statistical Analysis
▲2%

Matlab
▲2%

Stem Cell
▼0%

National Average
$46,000



Neuroscience
▼2%

Material Science
▼2%




Clinical Research
▼5%

Biophysics
▼5%

Chemistry
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 208 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 15%