Average Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salary in Gaithersburg, Maryland

$89,380
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$6,613
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The average salary for a Research Scientist, Biotechnology in Gaithersburg, Maryland is $89,380.
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$59k
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$89k
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$107k
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$59k - $107k
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$4k - $10k
Total Pay
$60k - $112k

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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 and Protein Purification are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data 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 $88,510 based on 5 salaries. An early career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,914 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,461 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Research Scientist, Biotechnology in their job title in South San Francisco, California earn an average of 23.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (12.4% more) and Cambridge, Massachusetts (9.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (8.3% less), San Diego, California (7.5% less) and Seattle, Washington (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 34 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.7%
Early Career
32.4%
Mid Career
23.5%
Experienced
29.4%

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