The average salary for a Research Scientist, Biotechnology at Amgen Corporation is $107,349.
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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., Abbvie, Inc and Pfizer, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Genentech, Inc. where the average pay is $118,644. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Merck & Co., Inc. and Pfizer, Inc., earning around $87,646 and $87,490, respectively. Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), Inc pays the lowest at around $61,099. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. and Abbott Laboratories also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $66,568 and $70,526, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Research Scientist, Biotechnology
Skills in Molecular Biology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis and Biotechnology.
Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist, Biotechnology
An early career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $100,000 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $108,387 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,500 based on 5 salaries.
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