Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Postdoctoral Researcher make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$95,991 / yrTotal Pay
$75,024 / yrBase Pay
$20,966 / yrAdditional Pay

$95,991

 / yr
$48K$312K
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The estimated total pay for a Postdoctoral Researcher is $95,991 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $75,024 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 $20,966 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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University of Pennsylvania
4.2

University of Pennsylvania

Postdoctoral Researcher

$59,904

 /yr
Range: $50K - $88K
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$50K

$88K

$50,000 - $87,982 Range

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UT Southwestern Medical Center
3.9

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Postdoctoral Researcher

$56,307

 /yr
Range: $47K - $81K

$47K

$81K

$47,305 - $81,089 Range

The Ohio State University
4.1

The Ohio State University

Postdoctoral Researcher

$53,308

 /yr
Range: $38K - $488K

$38K

$488K

$37,984 - $487,779 Range

LSU
4.0

LSU

Postdoctoral Researcher

$48,420

 /yr
Range: $42K - $59K

$42K

$59K

$41,863 - $59,185 Range

IBM
4.1

IBM

Postdoctoral Researcher

$138,143

 /yr
Range: $97K - $187K

$97K

$187K

$97,004 - $186,906 Range

Stanford University
4.4

Stanford University

Postdoctoral Researcher

$68,371

 /yr
Range: $53K - $86K

$53K

$86K

$52,724 - $86,035 Range

UC San Diego
4.2

UC San Diego

Postdoctoral Researcher

$58,532

 /yr
Range: $47K - $76K

$47K

$76K

$47,418 - $76,149 Range

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National Renewable Energy Lab
4.1

National Renewable Energy Lab

Postdoctoral Researcher

$85,000

 /yr
Range: $66K - $102K

$66K

$102K

$66,013 - $102,325 Range

The University of Kansas
4.1

The University of Kansas

Postdoctoral Researcher

$53,782

 /yr
Range: $47K - $62K

$47K

$62K

$46,645 - $62,165 Range

University of California Berkeley
4.3

University of California Berkeley

Postdoctoral Researcher

$61,615

 /yr
Range: $53K - $88K

$53K

$88K

$52,597 - $88,122 Range

University of Delaware
4.3

University of Delaware

Postdoctoral Researcher

$54,061

 /yr
Range: $43K - $68K

$43K

$68K

$42,915 - $68,168 Range

UCLA
4.3

UCLA

Postdoctoral Researcher

$58,608

 /yr
Range: $48K - $80K

$48K

$80K

$48,068 - $79,963 Range

Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
4.5

$62,515

 /yr
Range: $58K - $66K

$58K

$66K

$57,926 - $65,763 Range

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
4.4

$107,713

 /yr
Range: $91K - $126K

$91K

$126K

$91,483 - $125,848 Range

UC Davis
4.3

UC Davis

Postdoctoral Researcher

$57,721

 /yr
Range: $36K - $83K

$36K

$83K

$36,037 - $83,499 Range

Lawrence Berkeley Lab
4.3

Lawrence Berkeley Lab

Postdoctoral Researcher

$69,132

 /yr
Range: $50K - $102K

$50K

$102K

$49,977 - $101,987 Range

Columbia University
4.1

Columbia University

Postdoctoral Researcher

$63,282

 /yr
Range: $52K - $92K

$52K

$92K

$52,034 - $92,345 Range

Rockefeller University
4.4

Rockefeller University

Postdoctoral Researcher

$63,814

 /yr
Range: $52K - $66K

$52K

$66K

$52,198 - $65,941 Range

Oregon Health & Science University
3.8

Oregon Health & Science University

Postdoctoral Researcher

$55,213

 /yr
Range: $47K - $65K

$47K

$65K

$47,200 - $65,000 Range

UC Irvine
4.4

UC Irvine

Postdoctoral Researcher

$56,712

 /yr
Range: $45K - $72K

$45K

$72K

$44,657 - $71,845 Range

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9 days ago by a Postdoctoral Researcher with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Postdoctoral Researcher salaries

The national average salary for a Postdoctoral Researcher is $56,928 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Postdoctoral Researcher salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6472 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Postdoctoral Researcher employees.

The highest salary for a Postdoctoral Researcher in United States is $78,585 per year.

The lowest salary for a Postdoctoral Researcher in United States is $41,240 per year.

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