Average Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Biotechnology Skills Salary in Seattle, Washington

$91,159
Avg. Salary
$6,978
Bonus
$3,500
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The average salary for a Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Biotechnology skills in Seattle, Washington is $91,159.
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$53k
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$91k
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$106k
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MEDIAN $91,159
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Salary
$53k - $106k
Bonus
$979 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$53k - $111k

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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 Research Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Stem Cell, 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 $92,134 based on 6 salaries. An early career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,553 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,565 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 11 salaries.
Employees with Research Scientist, Biotechnology in their job title in South San Francisco, California earn an average of 15.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (11.4% more) and Cambridge, Massachusetts (10.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (23.2% less), San Diego, California (8.8% less) and Rockville, Maryland (8.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 62 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.7%
Early Career
45.2%
Mid Career
27.4%
Experienced
17.7%

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