Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Research Associate, Biotechnology is $65,568
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Research Associate, Biotechnologies?
An early career Research Associate, Biotechnology with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $63,600 based on 46 salaries. A mid-career Research Associate, Biotechnology with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,398 based on 13 …Read more
What Do Research Associate, Biotechnologies Do?
A research associate in biotechnology spends almost all of his or her time in a laboratory setting conducting experiments and analyzing data. This research associate (also called a “wet lab associate”) is in charge of testing potential biologic compounds' effectiveness on potential diseases. The testing requires the use of standard scientific tools such as pipettes and petri dishes to grow cultures. At the junior level, all of the associate's time is spent in the lab. However, at more senior …Read more
- Conduct laboratory work such as chromatography/LC/MS/assays on samples or in vitro systems.
- Critically analyze results, and collaborate with the research team to write up findings.
- Create and document laboratory protocols and equipment/substrate information.