Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Postdoctoral Associate make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$81,496 / yrTotal Pay
$61,249 / yrBase Pay
$20,247 / yrAdditional Pay

$81,496

 / yr
$45K$244K
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The estimated total pay for a Postdoctoral Associate is $81,496 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $61,249 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $20,247 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Yale University
4.3

Yale University

Postdoctoral Associate

$57,586

 /yr
Range: $39K - $107K
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$39K

$107K

$39,143 - $106,516 Range

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MIT
4.4

MIT

Postdoctoral Associate

$61,974

 /yr
Range: $41K - $459K

$41K

$459K

$40,910 - $458,914 Range

University of Pittsburgh
4.1

University of Pittsburgh

Postdoctoral Associate

$55,522

 /yr
Range: $30K - $88K

$30K

$88K

$30,417 - $87,786 Range

Cornell University
4.4

Cornell University

Postdoctoral Associate

$57,828

 /yr
Range: $47K - $96K

$47K

$96K

$47,458 - $96,138 Range

University of Minnesota
4.2

University of Minnesota

Postdoctoral Associate

$55,355

 /yr
Range: $41K - $79K

$41K

$79K

$40,808 - $78,543 Range

University of Florida
4.3

University of Florida

Postdoctoral Associate

$54,064

 /yr
Range: $40K - $68K

$40K

$68K

$39,826 - $67,769 Range

Weill Cornell Medical College
3.9

Weill Cornell Medical College

Postdoctoral Associate

$64,455

 /yr
Range: $51K - $83K

$51K

$83K

$51,458 - $82,892 Range

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Virginia Tech
4.3

Virginia Tech

Postdoctoral Associate

$55,366

 /yr
Range: $47K - $75K

$47K

$75K

$47,000 - $74,703 Range

Duke University Health System
3.8

Duke University Health System

Postdoctoral Associate

$57,802

 /yr
Range: $50K - $81K

$50K

$81K

$49,650 - $81,182 Range

Duke University
4.3

Duke University

Postdoctoral Associate

$57,224

 /yr
Range: $47K - $90K

$47K

$90K

$47,011 - $90,470 Range

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
3.7

$43K

$74K

$42,939 - $73,704 Range

Rockefeller University
4.3

Rockefeller University

Postdoctoral Associate

$65,794

 /yr
Range: $55K - $76K

$55K

$76K

$54,686 - $75,634 Range

Boston University
4.3

Boston University

Postdoctoral Associate

$59,720

 /yr
Range: $50K - $80K

$50K

$80K

$50,223 - $79,635 Range

Research Foundation of State University New York
4.1

$40K

$70K

$39,824 - $69,747 Range

Baylor College of Medicine
3.8

Baylor College of Medicine

Postdoctoral Associate

$55,848

 /yr
Range: $46K - $65K

$46K

$65K

$46,291 - $65,408 Range

NYU (New York University)
4.3

NYU (New York University)

Postdoctoral Associate

$64,393

 /yr
Range: $54K - $92K

$54K

$92K

$53,949 - $92,017 Range

UMass Chan Medical School
3.7

UMass Chan Medical School

Postdoctoral Associate

$54,607

 /yr
Range: $45K - $65K

$45K

$65K

$45,141 - $65,150 Range

Mississippi State University
4.3

Mississippi State University

Postdoctoral Associate

$56,161

 /yr
Range: $46K - $78K

$46K

$78K

$46,337 - $78,285 Range

The Broad Institute
4.4

The Broad Institute

Postdoctoral Associate

$62,794

 /yr
Range: $51K - $79K

$51K

$79K

$51,230 - $78,660 Range

SUNY Buffalo
4.3

SUNY Buffalo

Postdoctoral Associate

$52,684

 /yr
Range: $39K - $65K

$39K

$65K

$39,148 - $65,000 Range

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$40,000

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8 days ago by a Postdoctoral Associate with 1 to 3 years of experience

$55,600

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Postdoctoral Associate with less than one year of experience

$54,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Postdoctoral Associate with 4 to 6 years of experience

$63,000

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12 days ago by a Postdoctoral Associate with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$66,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a Postdoctoral Associate with 4 to 6 years of experience

$62,400

/yrAvg Base Salary

14 days ago by a Postdoctoral Associate with 1 to 3 years of experience

$54,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

15 days ago by a Postdoctoral Associate with 1 to 3 years of experience

$54,000

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15 days ago by a Postdoctoral Associate with 1 to 3 years of experience

$47,470

/yrAvg Base Salary

17 days ago by a Postdoctoral Associate with 1 to 3 years of experience

$52,000

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18 days ago by a Postdoctoral Associate with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Postdoctoral Associate salaries

The national average salary for a Postdoctoral Associate is $55,361 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Postdoctoral Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 9228 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Postdoctoral Associate employees.

The highest salary for a Postdoctoral Associate in United States is $66,974 per year.

The lowest salary for a Postdoctoral Associate in United States is $50,279 per year.

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