Scientific Associate Salary

Average Scientific Associates in the United States make around $69K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most have medical and dental plans, and the larger part have vision insurance. The majority of Scientific Associates (62 percent) who took the survey are women. The majority of Scientific Associates claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$43,689 - $83,144
$44K
$69K
$83K
MEDIAN: $68,535
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Salary $43,689 - $83,144
Bonus $101.01 - $7,058
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$44,186 - $83,258
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

Job Description for Scientific Associate

  • Undertake laboratory assignments to prepare, test, analyze, research and disseminate scientific information among team.
  • Review clinical and scientific procedures to ensure accuracy, standardization and regulatory compliance.
  • Record and input data from laboratory notebooks; prepare and review studies, reports and operating procedures.
  • Collaborate with team of scientists to make new scientific products and discoveries within a host of scientific disciplines: biology, pharmaceuticals, engineered proteins, antibodies, etc.

Common Career Paths for Scientific Associate


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Many Scientific Associates move into a Research Scientist role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Research Scientists on average bring in a similar salary to Scientific Associates.

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Key Stats for Scientific Associate

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Scientific Associate Salaries

Experienced
▲15%

National Average
$68,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Mid-Career
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 11%