A Research Scientist earns an average salary of Rs 599,152 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Machine Learning, Chemical Process Engineering, and Bioinformatics.

Rs 268,149 - Rs 1,529,839
Rs 270K
Rs 600K
Rs 2M
MEDIAN: Rs 599,152
10%
50%
90%

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Rs 989 - Rs 1,725
Rs 1K
MEDIAN: Rs 1,024
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National Salary Data (?
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Rs 0Rs 600KRs 1MRs 1M
Salary
Rs 268,149 - Rs 1,529,839  
   
Bonus
Rs 5,022 - Rs 102,928  
Profit Sharing
Rs 101,736  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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Rs 281,000 - Rs 1,643,504  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 649
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Rs 0Rs 1KRs 2KRs 4K
Hourly Rate
Rs 1,024  
   
Overtime
Rs 60.82 - Rs 3,945  
National Annualized Data (?
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Rs 0Rs 2MRs 5MRs 8M
Bonus
Rs 5,022 - Rs 102,928  
   
Profit Sharing
Rs 101,736  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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Rs 281,000 - Rs 1,643,504  
Country: United States | Currency: INR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist

Pay by Experience for a Research Scientist has a positive trend. An entry-level Research Scientist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $506,000 based on 413 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Research Scientist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $679,000 based on 240 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $1,027,000 based on 89 salaries. A Research Scientist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $1,200,000 based on 12 salaries.

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National Average: Rs 605,465

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Q: What is it like working as a Research Scientist?

Research Scientist in Delhi:
"Being research scientist."
Pros: Opportunity for higher studies, infrastructure facilities for the project and for new ideas.
Cons: There is no proper guidance for the project follow up. From design and development, data analysis, implementation of the algorithm, report writing, writing proposals for new projects is done by a single person.

Research Scientist in Bangalore:
"The Work Flexibility Was Good."
Pros: Travel, working environment and encouragement from the management.
Cons: Annual increments and performance based pay was not practiced.

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Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
▲98%

▲70%

▲12%

National Average
Rs 605,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Machine Learning
▲197%


Bioinformatics
▲31%

National Average
Rs 605,000





Clinical Research
▼22%

Biotechnology
▼37%

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 26%
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