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How much do you make?

Fill out our annual Salary Survey to help us calculate the most current salary data for life scientists

By | April 13, 2011

While last year's Salary Survey saw drops in salaries across the board, a few select fields bucked the trend. Specifically, bioinformatics, biophysics, biotechnology, and neuroscience all saw increases in the median salaries of our respondents. Which fields will fare best this year? Take 5 minutes to tell us how you're doing in this year's Salary Survey. We'll linkurl:break it down;http://www.the-scientist.com/salarysurvey/ by life science specializations, geographic location, degree, job title and more, and report the results in our November issue this year. The more responses we get, the more robust and current the data will be. So fill out the survey today, and encourage your friends to do so as well. Click linkurl:here;https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/BY3Q7MS for the survey.
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April 13, 2011

Scientists need clerical staff also. And we do not make anywhere near enough. \nScientists make enough salary as it is. If you get rid of all of your support staff, who is going to help you correct your mistakes, and believe me I've seen some lulus in the material that scientists submit for proposals, travel arrangements, etc. Enough about scientists already. Big Pharma employs a lot of them to create medicines (some of which are generics that they rebrand in order to charge more. WHAT'S UP WITH THAT. I had a cousin who used to be a drug rep, he told me what the Big Pharma was up to a long time ago, and he was 100% right. They're just in it for the $. So are the higher ed units. Money talks, good help walks.

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