Research Scientist in New York Salary

A Research Scientist in New York, New York earns an average salary of $74,286 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Software Development, Matlab, and Data Modeling. 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.

$46,671 - $112,474
MEDIAN: $74,286

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$45,720 - $117,908  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 156
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Software Development
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Data Modeling
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Research Analysis
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Technical Writing
up arrow 4%

Product Development
up arrow 3%

Material Science
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Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

National Average

Stem Cell
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Project Management
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Clinical Research
up arrow 18%

Microsoft Office
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Molecular Biology
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Job Satisfaction

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


47 %
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 6%