Average Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Protein Purification Skills Salary in San Diego, California

$75,076
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$5,000
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The average salary for a Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Protein Purification skills in San Diego, California is $75,076.
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$56k
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MEDIAN $75,076
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Salary
$56k - $118k
Bonus
$1k - $8k
Total Pay
$47k - $116k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Research Scientist, Biotechnology

Skills in Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Product Development, Data Analysis and Research Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $68,400 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,500 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Research Scientist, Biotechnology in their job title in Cambridge, Massachusetts earn an average of 35.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (31.3% more) and Gaithersburg, Maryland (19.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 19 survey responses.
Early Career
63.2%
Mid Career
36.8%

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