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Biotechnologist Salary

$86,749 (USD)

Average Salary

$42/hr

Average Hourly

$2,030

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Biotechnologist is $86,749 a year and $42 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Biotechnologist is between $61,335 and $107,490. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Biotechnologist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Develops new products and processes in areas such as medical, crop production and agriculture, industrial, or environmental biotechnology.
  • Uses microorganisms of plants and animals to perform specific industrial or manufacturing processes.
  • Develops new medicines and medical treatment options, helps with environmental concerns, develops new plants or animals, and/or enhances already existing plants and animals.
  • Produces certain drugs, synthetic hormones, and bulk foodstuffs as well as the bioconversion of organic waste and the use of genetically altered bacteria in the cleanup of oil spills.
Biotechnologist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Biochemists and Biophysicists

Job family population: 28,500

Estimated population of Biotechnologist jobs: 2,908

Rate of error: 4.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$100,566
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Biotechnologist Job Listings for United States

Project Engineer - BioTech Construction
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Clinical Laboratory Technologist - 10920
Dec 5
Fort Myers, FL, USA
Simply Biotech
Clinical Laboratory Technologist - Simply Biotech OVERVIEW Are you looking for a new career opportunity with an exciting biotech company?! Then we've got the right team for you! In this role, you're ...
Data Sciences Group Leader - 10919
Dec 5
Boston, MA, USA
Simply Biotech
Data Sciences Group Leader - Simply Biotech OVERVIEW Are you looking for a new career opportunity with an exciting biotech company?! Then we've got the right team for you! In this role, you're ...
Cleaning Validation Engineer
Dec 3
Madison, WI, USA
PSC Biotech Corp.
PSC Biotech is one of the largest specialty life science consultancies and supports clients worldwide with a variety of comprehensive services that provide life science companies with the ability to ...
Commercial Coordinator
Dec 3
us
Legend Biotech
Overview Legend Biotech is seeking a Commercial Coordinator to perform a wide range of highly skilled, supportive activities for multiple members of the U.S. Commercial team in preparation for the ...

The average pay for a Biotechnologist is $86,749 a year and $42 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Biotechnologist is between $61,335 and $107,490. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Biotechnologist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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