Does any biologist here makes more than 200k a year? Or is that an unattainable goal? And if so, what do you do? And how did you get there?

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I work in pharmaceutical r&d with a master's and 3 years experience and I only make 60k...so it doesn't feel attainable at this point in my life

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15 years of experience. Only have a B.S. Started my career at $37K. Currently at $150K. But $200K feels unattainable unless I jump to a startup with serious cash to burn.

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if you're trying to break those kind of figures you're gonna want to become a project manager or director and eventually an exec at the top level. That kind of salary is only plausible with roles like those.

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If you're interested in that path here is a decent article to get a sense of what it would involve: https://www.science.org/content/article/project-management-scientists-part-2-getting-experience

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Which makes sense. The higher the pay, usually comes with more stress

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