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Research Scientist Salary in New York

A Research Scientist in New York, New York earns an average salary of $73,366 per year. A skill in Software Development is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$44,651 - $110,288
MEDIAN: $73,365

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$44,651 - $110,288  
$0.00 - $12,234  
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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).
$43,458 - $114,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 115

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Experience Affects Research Scientist in New York, New York Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Research Scientist in New York, New York Salaries

Software Development
up arrow 31%

Material Science
up arrow 5%

Research Analysis
up arrow 4%

Product Development
up arrow 4%

Stem Cell
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National Average

Clinical Research
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 12%

up arrow 14%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

up arrow 19%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.


53 %
47 %

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: 95% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 4%