Staff Scientist with Molecular Biology Skills Salary

Staff Scientists with Molecular Biology skills pull down an average of $71K per year. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$46,712 - $110,512
$47K
$72K
$110K
MEDIAN: $71,638
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$16.00 - $27.51
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MEDIAN: $20.46
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$0$116K
Salary $46,712 - $110,512
Bonus $1,521 - $15,280
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$44,739 - $116,022
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 102
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $20.46
Overtime $30.71
Annual Data $0$116K
Bonus $1,521 - $15,280
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$44,739 - $116,022
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Scientist

Pay by Experience for a Staff Scientist has a positive trend. An entry-level Staff Scientist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 60 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Staff Scientist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Staff Scientist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 22 salaries. A Staff Scientist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Staff Scientist

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Staff Scientist Salaries

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$71,000

Late-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 3%
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