Research Scientist Salary in Cambridge, Massachusetts

The average salary for a Research Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts is $89,783 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 Neuroscience is associated with high pay for this job.

$60,219 - $112,912
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MEDIAN: $89,782
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$60,219 - $112,912  
   
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$997 - $12,164  
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$58,387 - $119,792  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 4%


National Average
$93,000



Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts Salaries

Neuroscience
up arrow 19%

Software Development
up arrow 6%

Research Analysis
up arrow 4%

Biotechnology
up arrow 2%

Molecular Biology
0%

National Average
$93,000


Engineering Design
up arrow 14%

Technical Writing
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 3%
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