How much does a Scientist I - Biotech make in the United States? The average Scientist I - Biotech salary in the United States is $107,821 as of August 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $97,966 and $120,068. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including
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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 2023 Salary.com)... View full job description
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Scientist I - Biotech in the United States. The base salary for Scientist I - Biotech ranges from $97,966 to $120,068 with the average base salary of $107,821. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $100,349 to $123,892 with the average total cash compensation of $111,449.