Research Scientist Salary in Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States)

The average salary for a Research Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts is $85,526 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Software Development is associated with high pay for this job.
Research Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$51,881 - $114,379
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$51,881 - $114,379  
   
Bonus
$974 - $14,720  
Total Pay (?
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$50,286 - $121,791  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 4%
National Average
$88,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts Salaries

Software Development
up arrow 34%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 3%
Biotechnology
up arrow 1%
Research Analysis
0%
National Average
$88,000
Data Analysis
up arrow 2%
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Gender
Female
55%
female alumni
 
Male
45%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 5%
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