Average Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Biotechnology Skills Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$70,031
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$7,500
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The average salary for a Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Biotechnology skills in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $70,031.
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$55k
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MEDIAN $70,031
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Salary
$55k - $116k
Bonus
$4k - $13k
Total Pay
$46k - $123k

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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.

Career Paths

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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Research Scientist, Biotechnology

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

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 $70,031 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,976 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,000.
Employees with Research Scientist, Biotechnology in their job title in South San Francisco, California earn an average of 50.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (45.1% more) and Cambridge, Massachusetts (44.2% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 27 survey responses.
Early Career
63.0%
Mid Career
18.5%
Late Career
18.5%

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