Average Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) Skills Salary

$96,703
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$7,861
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The average salary for a Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) skills is $96,703.
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$64k
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$97k
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$122k
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$64k - $122k
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$2k - $20k
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$62k - $136k

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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 that pay less than market rate include Protein Purification, Data Analysis, Product Development, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.

Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist, Biotechnology

An entry-level Research Scientist, Biotechnology with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $87,352 based on 6 salaries. An early career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,084 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,993 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,650 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Research Scientist, Biotechnology in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 6.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (5.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 49 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.2%
Early Career
46.9%
Mid Career
22.4%
Experienced
18.4%

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