ABSCI Research Associate, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Salary in the United States

How much does a Research Associate, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) make at companies like ABSCI in the United States? The average salary for Research Associate, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) at companies like ABSCI in the United States is $69,206 as of March 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $58,872 and $79,539. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities2


Browse other Companies in the MFG Durable Industry

View absci Salary

What does a Research Associate, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) do at companies like ABSCI?

Research Associate, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)

 AbSci is a growth stage synthetic biology company located in a new, state-of-the art laboratory in downtown Vancouver, WA, just across the river from Portland, OR.  AbSci is a global leader and innovator of revolutionary biomanufacturing technologies, designing and programming cells for next-generation biopharmaceuticals. Our Protein Printing™ technology results in dramatic reductions in the cost of producing biologics, acceleration of drug discovery timelines, and enables the production of previously difficult or impossible-to-produce molecules.

Job Description and Responsibilities

The Research Associate will join the Molecular Sciences team and will support innovative experimental research that advances AbSci’s proprietary E. coli SoluPro® expression platform.  Primary responsibilities include providing core support to NGS sequencing and analysis activities. Specifically, you will be involved in the day-to-day NGS library preparation, running and maintaining of the sequencing instrument, and data review and analysis. 

You will demonstrate rapid mastery of assigned tasks and the capacity to take on additional technical responsibilities within an expanding team. You consistently demonstrate initiative and follow-through in projects and tasks and you are passionate about scientific advancement with strong commitment to excellence.  Because this role supports the science happening at AbSci, you have a strong orientation towards making an impact and servicing our internal customers.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or related discipline
  • 2+ years of research experience in a relevant laboratory setting 
  • Experience with operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting complex laboratory instrumentation, particularly Illumina NGS technology or similar DNA sequencing platforms
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Huge plus (but not required):

  • Experience with PacBio technology
  • 2 years experience in an industry laboratory setting

We seek candidates with a passion for building a creative company culture that is collaborative, multidisciplinary, and committed to make a transformative impact to our industry.  To be successful in this role, we look for passion in technology innovation, adept technical skills, and excitement about working in a dynamic startup environment.  A demonstrable track record of success in functioning as part of a project team is essential.  

AbSci offers highly competitive salaries and benefits, including medical and dental insurance, paid time off, and 401(k) with a generous company match.  Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.  We are not able to sponsor individuals for employment visas for this job.  In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.  This position is for our Vancouver, WA location (just outside of Portland, OR) - AbSci may agree to offer relocation assistance for this role.   AbSci operates on a 7-day work week - must be open to working on a schedule that may include either Saturday or Sunday.  


Check out Research Associate, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) jobs in Ashburn, Virginia

Registered Client Associate

Harrison Gray Search & Consulting - Alexandria, VA

Associate Director, Healthcare Market Insights

The Health Management Academy - Arlington, VA

Materials Associate Scientist

Luna Labs USA LLC - Charlottesville, VA

$58,872 Low Average $69,206 High $79,539

Understand the total compensation opportunity for Research Associate, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) at companies like ABSCI, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

The chart shows total cash compensation for the ABSCI Research Associate, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $58,872 to $79,539 with an average total cash compensation of $69,206. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
Job Openings for ABSCI Research Associate, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)
We work with each partner differently, tailoring our portfolio of research, technology, and ... Associate Director, Partner Success, Audience Generation With disruptions in the standardized ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 9 days ago
Institute for Advanced Learning & Research - Danville , VA
It is necessary to use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to lead associates toward ... Ensure all team members are well-trained in service sequence, product knowledge, and committed to ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 55 days ago
Art of Problem Solving - Vienna , VA
The AoPS Academy Associate Director - Language Arts in Vienna, VA is responsible for assisting with ... next generation * Benefits : Multiple options for Medical, Dental and Vision plans * Future ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 43 days ago
... the next level. High-volume lead generation , and Capital Equipment , Medical Device , or Dental ... research. * Salesforce or similar CRM experience is a plus. * Reliable, strong work ethic and ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 86 days ago
The Legacy Elder Law Center - Leesburg , VA
... legal research and cite checking, to drafting and assembling exhibits, complaints, briefs ... Assess prospective clients' needs and determine next steps * Experience-appropriate professional ...
LinkedIn - 11 days ago
Are you a tech genius looking for your next challenge? Do you have a TS/SCI clearance adjudication ... research, engineering management, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 35 days ago

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?

Salary.com's CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst