Average Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Biotechnology Skills Salary in Cambridge, Massachusetts

$100,980
Avg. Salary
$10,128
Bonus
$2,500
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The average salary for a Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Biotechnology skills in Cambridge, Massachusetts is $100,980.
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$82k
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$101k
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$118k
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MEDIAN $100,980
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Salary
$82k - $118k
Bonus
$5k - $17k
Profit Sharing
$983 - $5k
Total Pay
$82k - $132k

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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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Popular Skills for Research Scientist, Biotechnology

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

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 $95,000 based on 7 salaries. An early career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,962 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,675 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,379 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $102,202.
Employees with Research Scientist, Biotechnology in their job title in South San Francisco, California earn an average of 4.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (0.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (30.6% less), San Diego, California (17.7% less) and Rockville, Maryland (17.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 91 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.7%
Early Career
34.1%
Mid Career
31.9%
Experienced
17.6%
Late Career
8.8%

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