Average Postdoctoral Research Associate Salary at National Institutes of Health (NIH)

$50,167
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The average salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate at National Institutes of Health (NIH) is $50,167.
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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 Harvard University, Stanford University and University of Texas (UT) - Austin. 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. Harvard University and University of Texas (UT) - Austin also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $49,271 and $50,531, respectively.

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