How much does a Scientist I - Biotech make in the United States? The average Scientist I - Biotech salary in the United States is $109,526 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $99,517 and $121,967. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Scientist I - Biotech Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Scientist I - Biotech Salary $90,404 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Scientist I - Biotech Salary $99,517 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Scientist I - Biotech Salary $109,526 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Scientist I - Biotech Salary $121,967 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Scientist I - Biotech Salary $133,294 US April 24, 2024
25% $99,517 10% $90,404 90% $133,294 75% $121,967 $109,526 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Scientist I - Biotech need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Analysis: Analysis is the process of considering something carefully or using statistical methods in order to understand it or explain it.

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Cell Culture: Cell culture or Tissue culture is the process by which cells are grown under controlled conditions, generally outside their natural environment.

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Oncology: Designing, constructing, and repairing dental prosthetics and restorative and orthodontic devices to help patients correct dental conditions.

Analysis 13.37%
Cell Culture 2.59%
Oncology 2.14%
Others 81.9%

Job Description for Scientist I - Biotech

Scientist I - Biotech develop and conduct basic and applied research projects. Utilize advanced technologies to study biological, molecular and chemical processes. Being a Scientist I - Biotech synthesize and analyze DNA, proteins and other molecules to develop new drugs, medical protocols, and products. Prepare technical papers and reports on findings. Additionally, Scientist I - Biotech requires a PhD in area of specialty. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Scientist I - Biotech typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Career Path for Scientist I - Biotech

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Scientist I - Biotech, the first career path typically starts with a Biochemist II position, and then Biochemist III.

The second career path typically progresses to Biophysicist.

The third career path typically starts with a Scientist II - Biotech position, and then progresses to Scientist III - Biotech.

Additionally, the fourth career path typically starts with a Research and Development Associate II position, and then progresses to Research and Development Associate IV.

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Scientist I - Biotech salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Scientist I - Biotech, the highest Scientist I - Biotech salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Scientist I - Biotech salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Scientist I - Biotech salary is in Miami, FL, where the Scientist I - Biotech salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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