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$78,682

Average Base Salary

$38/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,613

Average Bonus
The average biological scientist salary in District of Columbia, United States is $78,682 or an hourly rate of $38. This is 14% higher (+$9,882) than the average biological scientist salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,613.
Salary by Experience

$56,079

Entry Level Salary

$103,674

Senior Level Salary
An entry level biological scientist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $56,079. On the other end, a senior level biological scientist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $103,674.
Job Description
Study the chemical composition or physical principles of living cells and organisms, their electrical and mechanical energy, and related phenomena. May conduct research to further understanding of the complex chemical combinations and reactions involved in metabolism, reproduction, growth, and heredity. May determine the effects of foods, drugs, serums, hormones, and other substances on tissues and vital processes of living organisms.
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