Research Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts Salary

A Research Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $90,011 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Neuroscience is associated with high pay for this job.

$68,969 - $112,290
$69K
$90K
$110K
MEDIAN: $90,011
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$32.53 - $55.00
$34
MEDIAN: $34.32
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$68,969 - $112,290  
   
Bonus
$4,064 - $14,899  
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$67,822 - $119,198  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 92
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Hourly Rate
$34.32  
   
Overtime
$52.00  
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$4,064 - $14,899  
   
Total Pay (?
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$67,822 - $119,198  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Cambridge, Massachusetts

Middlesex County, Massachusetts
110,402
Male:
55,421 (50.2%)
Female:
54,981 (49.8%)
Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Boston metropolitan area. Situated directly north of the city of Boston, across the Charles River, it was named in honor of the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, an important center of the Puritan theology embraced by the town's founders. Cambridge is home to two of the world's most highly regarded universities, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Cambridge has also been home to Radcliffe College, once one of the leading colleges for women in the United States before it merged with Harvard. According to the 2010 Census, the city's population was 105,162. As of July 2014, it was the fifth most populous city in the state, behind Boston, Worcester, Springfield and Lowell. Cambridge was one of the two seats of Middlesex County prior to the abolition of county government in 1997; Lowell was the...
Cambridge:
$89,847
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,871
Cambridge:
$665,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
2.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

▲6%

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
$92,000

▼3%

▼5%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Neuroscience
▲19%



Software Development
▲7%


Project Management
▲2%

Research Analysis
▲1%

National Average
$92,000

Product Development
▼6%

Engineering Design
▼13%

Technical Writing
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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