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Research Scientist Salary in Cambridge, Massachusetts

The average salary for a Research Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts is $87,376 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Software Development is associated with high pay for this job.
$55,111 - $115,051
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $87,376
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$55,111 - $115,051  
   
Bonus
$974 - $14,720  
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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$52,072 - $122,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 2%


National Average
$90,000


Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts Salaries

Software Development
up arrow 33%

National Average
$90,000

Biotechnology
up arrow 1%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 2%

Research Analysis
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 5%

Engineering Design
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 4%