Research Scientist Salary in Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States)

The average salary for a Research Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts is $85,888 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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$53,052 - $113,968
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MEDIAN: $85,888
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$53,052 - $113,968  
   
Bonus
$979 - $14,681  
Total Pay (?
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$51,124 - $121,392  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 4%
National Average
$88,000

Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts Salaries

Software Development
up arrow 34%
National Average
$88,000
Biotechnology
up arrow 1%
Research Analysis
up arrow 1%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 2%
Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

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Gender

Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 5%
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