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 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Scientist I - Biotech Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Scientist I - Biotech Salary $88,994 US August 27, 2023
25th Percentile Scientist I - Biotech Salary $97,966 US August 27, 2023
50th Percentile Scientist I - Biotech Salary $107,821 US August 27, 2023
75th Percentile Scientist I - Biotech Salary $120,068 US August 27, 2023
90th Percentile Scientist I - Biotech Salary $131,218 US August 27, 2023
25% $97,966 10% $88,994 90% $131,218 75% $120,068 $107,821 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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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 2023 View full job description

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