Postdoctoral Research Associate Salary in the United States

How much does a Postdoctoral Research Associate make in the United States? The average Postdoctoral Research Associate salary in the United States is $55,983 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $47,034 and $63,015. 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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$47,034 to $63,015
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Idaho National Labs - Idaho Falls , Idaho
PIE Postdoctoral Research Associate Org: Post Irradiation Examinations Contact: Thomas.Steele@inl.gov Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (Town, Work Schedule - 9X80's) Mission/Vision Statement Empowering ...
Energy Central - 5 days ago
Kelly Services - South San Francisco , CA
Research Associate Kelly Science is searching for a Research Associate to join the small molecule research discovery group for a global biopharmaceutical company. Candidate must have pharmaceutical ...
Kelly Services - 5 days ago
Kelly Services - South San Francisco , CA
Research Associate I - Cell Culture (South San Francisco) Job Description * This position in the Cell Culture department will focus on the development and characterization of cell culture processes ...
Kelly Services - 9 days ago
Gene Therapy Startup -
Research Associate - Cell Culture and Vector Production As an early team member, you'll have the opportunity to help mold this into a company built around the core values of collaboration and ...
LinkedIn - 2 days ago
Immutics is currently seeking a Research Associate for its In Vivo Biology team. In this position the candidate will work closely with other groups and scientific investigators to plan and execute in ...
LinkedIn - 3 days ago
OMVAX, Inc. -
Research Associate for preclinical in vitro and in vivo study. OMVAX, Inc. is dedicated to discover the next generation of medicines for the treatment of various infectious diseases. It is located in ...
LinkedIn - 5 days ago
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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 Postdoctoral Research Associate in the United States. The base salary for Postdoctoral Research Associate ranges from $47,034 to $63,015 with the average base salary of $55,983. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $47,415 to $63,076 with the average total cash compensation of $57,882.

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