A Postdoctoral Research Associate earns an average salary of R230,436 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. A skill in Research Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

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R152,628 - R522,552
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 88

Job Description for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Postdoctoral research associates generally assist tenured professors and/or senior researchers and work in a university environment or laboratory, though they also work independently. They often assist principal investigators in performing experimental investigations; on behalf of principal investigators, they may provide guidance to laboratory technicians and/or support staff. They may need to utilize recording devices or use statistical procedures for research relevant to their assigned field, and are also required to review quality control of various laboratory techniques.

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Postdoctoral Research Associate Tasks

  • Design, perform, and evaluate experiments and their results.
  • Create presentations, diagrams, and graphs to convey results to funders, the public and other researchers.
  • Write up results in lab notebooks as well as for publication.
  • Maintain, inspect, and use laboratory and equipment.

Postdoctoral Research Associate Pay By Employer

$0$68K

$46,092

$48,522

$51,028

$43,826

$47,087

$50,167

$48,356

Yale University
10 profiles
$42,658

$49,570

$42,667

Postdoctoral Research Associate Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R238,072

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Key Stats for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
9%

Experience Affects Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

▲42%

▲2%

National Average
R238,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries


National Average
R238,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 68%