Research Scientist, Biotechnology in Cambridge, Massachusetts Salary

A Research Scientist, Biotechnology in Cambridge, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $94,143 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Bioinformatics and Data Analysis. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$78,076 - $119,282
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MEDIAN: $97,564
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Salary $78,076 - $119,282
Bonus $6,969 - $19,783
Profit Sharing $2,948
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$78,544 - $129,628
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 90

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About Cambridge, Massachusetts

Middlesex County, Massachusetts
110,402
Male:
55,421 (50.2%)
Female:
54,981 (49.8%)
Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Boston metropolitan area. Situated directly north of the city of Boston, across the Charles River, it was named in honor of the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, an important center of the Puritan theology embraced by the town's founders. Cambridge is home to two of the world's most highly regarded universities, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge has also been home to Radcliffe College, once one of the leading colleges for women in the United States before it merged with Harvard. According to the 2010 Census, the city's population was 105,162. As of July 2014, it was the fifth most populous city in the state, behind Boston, Worcester, Springfield and Lowell. Cambridge was one of the two seats of Middlesex County prior to the abolition of county government in 1997; Lowell was the...
Cambridge:
$89,847
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,871
Cambridge:
$665,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
2.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist, Biotechnology

Pay by Experience for a Research Scientist, Biotechnology has a positive trend. An entry-level Research Scientist, Biotechnology with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Research Scientist, Biotechnology with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist, Biotechnology which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 13 salaries. A Research Scientist, Biotechnology with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Research Scientist, Biotechnology

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

Experienced
▲3%

Late-Career
▲2%

▼0%

National Average
$102,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

Bioinformatics
▲37%

Data Analysis
▲13%

National Average
$102,000


Product Development
▼8%

Protein Purification
▼10%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 96%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None:
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