A Research Scientist earns an average salary of Rs 588,339 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, Bioinformatics, and Chemical Process Engineering.

Rs 261,811 - Rs 1,390,410
Rs 260K
Rs 590K
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MEDIAN: Rs 588,338

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Rs 261,811 - Rs 1,390,410  
Rs 5,152 - Rs 103,858  
Profit Sharing
Rs 98,264  
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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).
Rs 273,213 - Rs 1,474,131  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 720
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 594,222

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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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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

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National Average
Rs 594,000

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Machine Learning
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Research Analysis
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National Average
Rs 594,000

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Image Processing
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Clinical Research
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.


27 %
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
medical benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 23%