How much does a Research Biologist make in the United States? The average Research Biologist salary in the United States is $62,686 as of December 27, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $54,567 and $70,912. 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. 

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What is a Research Biologist ?

A biologist is a scientist who has specialized knowledge in the field of biology, the scientific study of life. Biologists involved in fundamental research attempt to explore and further explain the underlying mechanisms that govern the functioning of living matter. Biologists involved in applied research attempt to develop or improve more specific processes and understanding, in fields such as medicine and industry. Biologists are interested in understanding the underlying mechanisms that govern the functioning of living matter as well as the complex properties that emerge from the biophysic...

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Job Openings for Research Biologist
Zel Technologies - Hampton , VA
The Biologist shall aide in the research, development, and implementation of: * Provides direct support for research, development and test activities for unique biological collection capabilities
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Virginia Union University - Richmond , VA
Excellence in research/scholarship, teaching, and service, as well as a commitment to equity and ... D. in Biology, or a closely related field; official copies of college transcripts must be on file ...
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National Strategic Research Institute - Fredericksburg , VA
... biological and chemical defense and will be responsible for leading and executing projects for countering weapons of mass destruction (CWMD) research programs. Responsibilities will involve ...
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Applied Research Associates (ARA) - Reston , VA
... biological, and radiological threats. * Understanding of violent extremist organizations (VEOs ... Applied Research Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned international research and engineering ...
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Joint Research and Development Inc - Stafford , VA
Experience in chemical, biological radiological, and nuclear defense (CBRND) preferred * Experience in the defense acquisition process for a program office preferred Security Clearance: * Active ...
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Applied Research Associates (ARA) - Fort Belvoir , VA
... chemical, biological, nuclear, radiological, and high-yield explosives (CBRNE) threats; and ... Applied Research Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned international research and engineering ...
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