A Research Scientist earns an average salary of Rs 555,402 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Image Processing, Chemical Process Engineering, Material Science, and Research Analysis.
Research Scientist Total Pay (?
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Rs 227,281 - Rs 1,466,253
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Rs 0Rs 600KRs 1.2MRs 1.8M
Salary
Rs 227,281 - Rs 1,466,253  
   
Bonus
Rs 0.00 - Rs 196,009  
Profit Sharing
Rs 0.00 - Rs 978,714  
Commission
Rs 0.00 - Rs 60,000  
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 241,420 - Rs 1,556,870  
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Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 631
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Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Pune
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National Average
Rs 585,000
Hyderabad
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Mumbai
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New Delhi
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Delhi
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Kolkata
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Chennai
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Ahmedabad
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Research Scientist Reviews

What is it like working as a Research Scientist?
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

Late-Career
up arrow 105%
Experienced
up arrow 33%
National Average
Rs 585,000

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Image Processing
up arrow 145%
Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 59%
Material Science
up arrow 54%
Research Analysis
up arrow 19%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 4%
National Average
Rs 585,000
Chemistry
up arrow 23%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 79 votes.
Gender
Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 13%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 20%
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