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.

$65,742 - $117,129
$66K
$91K
$120K
MEDIAN: $90,850
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50%
90%

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$32.00 - $55.00
$34
MEDIAN: $34.32
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$0$121K
Salary $65,742 - $117,129
Bonus $3,925 - $24,658
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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$64,657 - $121,857
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 May 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 83
Hourly Data $0$55
Hourly Rate $34.32
Overtime $52.00
Annual Data $0$121K
Bonus $3,925 - $24,658
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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$64,657 - $121,857
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 May 2017
  • 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

Pay by Experience for a Research Scientist has a positive trend. An entry-level Research Scientist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 53 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Research Scientist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 30 salaries. A Research Scientist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

▲6%

National Average
$92,000

▼3%

▼4%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Neuroscience
▲19%

▲10%


Software Development
▲7%


Project Management
▲2%


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
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 11%
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