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Molecular Technologist Salary

$57,848 (USD)

Average Salary

$28/hr

Average Hourly

$1,082

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for a Molecular Technologist is $57,848 a year and $28 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Molecular Technologist is between $42,196 and $70,856. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Molecular Technologist. 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:
  • Performs molecular-based procedures and analysis of human biological material in a variety of specialized laboratories to include histocompatibility, molecular diagnostics, cytogenetics, cloning, gene therapy, forensic imaging, DNA sequencing, image cytometry, immunopathology, flow cytometry, and electron microscopy laboratories.
  • Prepares human biological material for specialized microscopic, cellular, serologic, molecular, genetic, and image or flow cytometric analysis, performing complex technical work.
  • Works in a specialty lab, performing varied job duties depending on the type of specialty laboratory worked in.
Molecular Technologist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Biological Technicians

Job family population: 77,450

Estimated population of Molecular Technologist jobs: 9,588

Rate of error: 2.8%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$67,062
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Molecular Technologist Job Listings for United States

Research Associate
Nov 26
Woodland, CA, USA
Hunter International Recruiting
Research Associate Woodland, CA $21-25/hr Research Associate Responsibilities : * Assist with research experiments and data collection in a molecular technology development setting. * Coordinate with ...
Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Molecular) - 10890
Nov 29
Aliso Viejo, CA, USA
Simply Biotech
Immediate opening for a Molecular Technologist in Aliso Viejo, CA who possesses: * Molecular Biology license through ASCP * 4+ years' high complexity testing experience * State of California Clinical ...
Molecular Biologist
Nov 6
us
Astrix Technology Group
Molecular Biology position will be working with a multidisciplinary technology team for the development of next generation sequencing platforms and consumables. A background in biophysics ...
Molecular Biologist
Nov 8
Downey, CA, USA
PAE
The Laboratory Scientist/Molecular Biologist - shall perform , at a minimum, the following tasks ... technology products and software. Over the past several years, PAE has increased the breadth of ...
Research Associate
Dec 10
Alameda County, United States
Triplebar
... in developing world-class technology to fundamentally change synthetic biology. If you're ... Familiarity with standard molecular biology techniques such as pipetting, microscopy, PCR, DNA and ...

The average pay for a Molecular Technologist is $57,848 a year and $28 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Molecular Technologist is between $42,196 and $70,856. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Molecular Technologist. 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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Research Associate
Nov 26
Woodland, CA, USA
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Research Associate Woodland, CA $21-25/hr Research Associate Responsibilities : * Assist with research experiments and data collection in a molecular technology development setting. * Coordinate with ...
Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Molecular) - 10890
Nov 29
Aliso Viejo, CA, USA
Simply Biotech
Immediate opening for a Molecular Technologist in Aliso Viejo, CA who possesses: * Molecular Biology license through ASCP * 4+ years' high complexity testing experience * State of California Clinical ...
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