ASSOCIATE SCIENTIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$78,000
$53,000
Min 10%
$78,000
Median 50%
$115,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Dicerna Pharmaceuticals
Highest Paying City
Redwood City, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.2 years
How much does an associate scientist make?
Associate Scientists in America make, on average, $78,805 a year or $37.89 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $53,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $115,000. Technology companies and Pharmaceutical companies have the most job opportunities for Associate Scientists. California, New Mexico, Nevada, Arizona, and Hawaii are some of the states with the best Associate Scientist salaries in the US. The typical tenure for an Associate Scientist is 3.2 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Scientist
$83,906

Average Associate Scientist Salary By Company

Associate Scientists can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Technology companies and Pharmaceutical companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Associate Scientists at Dicerna Pharmaceuticals and Biogen report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like Actavis LLC and Schlumberger report highly competitive salaries for Associate Scientists.

Average Associate Scientist Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Associate Scientist in the USA is $78,805 annually or $37.89 hourly. Associate Scientists make the most in Redwood City, CA at about $98,448 per year. The average starting salary in Redwood City, CA for Associate Scientists is $61,000. California, New Mexico, Nevada, Arizona, and Hawaii are the states with the highest payscale for Associate Scientists. Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, Tennessee, and Kentucky are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Redwood City, CA
$98,448
2
Albuquerque, NM
$90,313
3
Seattle, WA
$83,048
4
Philadelphia, PA
$75,468
5
Baltimore, MD
$74,640

Average Associate Scientist Salary By Industry

Wages for Associate Scientists can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Technology companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Associate Scientists. Manufacturing companies pay their Associate Scientists the highest wages, averaging $85,300 per year. Technology companies and Professional companies pay well too, at $80,180 and $80,137, respectively. The average salary for Associate Scientists in the Health Care industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $72,443.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$85,300
2
Technology
$80,180
3
Professional
$80,137
4
Pharmaceutical
$78,139
5
Health Care
$72,443

RECENTLY ADDED Associate Scientist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Associate Scientist
10/17/2019
$73,045
Kelly Services
Associate Scientist
10/16/2019
$96,002
Randstad
Associate Scientist
10/05/2019
$93,393
Experis
Associate Scientist
09/30/2019
$52,175
Associate Scientist
09/27/2019
$35,479
Kelly Services
Associate Scientist
09/25/2019
$79,306
Associate Scientist
09/03/2019
$52,175
Randstad
Associate Scientist
08/29/2019
$52,175
University of New Mexico
Associate Scientist
08/29/2019
$35,836
Kelly Services
Associate Scientist
08/26/2019
$65,114
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