Average Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salary at Abbott Laboratories

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The average salary for a Research Scientist, Biotechnology at Abbott Laboratories is $70,526.
MEDIAN $70,526
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$68k - $83k
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$47k - $90k

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Job Description for Research Scientist, Biotechnology

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.
The top respondents for the job title Research Scientist, Biotechnology are from the companies Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., Pfizer, Inc. and Abbvie, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Johnson & Johnson where the average pay is $100,042. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amgen Corporation and Merck & Co., Inc., earning around $99,990 and $89,284, respectively. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. pays the lowest at around $61,934. Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), Inc and Abbvie, Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $67,750 and $80,473, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Research Scientist, Biotechnology

Skills in Product Development and Molecular Biology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Protein Purification and Data Analysis.

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