Average Entry-Level Research Technologist with Molecular Biology Skills Salary

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The average salary for an Entry-Level Research Technologist with Molecular Biology skills is $32,972.
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$29k
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$43k
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Job Description for Research Technologist

Research Technologist Tasks
  • Prepare, conduct, and evaluate experiments.
  • Operate and calibrate lab equipment to collect appropriate data for each experiment.
  • Collect and analyze data, participating in verification, and testing protocols.
  • Maintain and care for equipment and laboratory, including updating databases and general stocks.

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Popular Skills for Research Technologist

Skills in Research Analysis and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include PCR Analysis and Microbiology.

Pay by Experience Level for Research Technologist

An early career Research Technologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $36,344 based on 69 salaries. A mid-career Research Technologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,217 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Research Technologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 11 salaries.

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Years of Experience

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Early Career
61.6%
Mid Career
28.6%
Experienced
9.8%