The average hourly pay for a Research Scientist, Biotechnology at Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), Inc is $20.90.
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Job Description for Research Scientist, Biotechnology
Most biotechnology research scientists work in a laboratory conducting experiments in the field of biotechnology, which looks to incorporate the unique characteristics of nature to invent or propose a product that can (for example) further crop growth, preserve food with greater safety, and possibly create a better pharmaceutical drug. Biotechnology researchers normally work for large industries, although positions do exist in governmental and nonprofit sectors. At many organizations, there i…Read more
Research Scientist, Biotechnology Tasks
- Focus on areas that affect vital processes such as growth and aging.
- Research or study chemical composition and processes of living organisms.
- Determine chemical actions and effects on organisms such as the action of foods, drugs, or other substances on body functions and tissues.
Popular Employer Salaries for Research Scientist, Biotechnology
The top respondents for the job title Research Scientist, Biotechnology are from the companies Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., Pfizer, Inc. and Abbott Laboratories. Reported salaries are highest at Pfizer, Inc. where the average pay is $31.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Abbott Laboratories, earning around $29.53. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. pays the lowest at around $23.19. Eurofins also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $24.49.
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