Experienced Research Scientist Salary

An Experienced Research Scientist earns an average salary of $81,485 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Data Modeling, Software Development, Chemical Process Engineering, and Material Science.

$51,998 - $121,034
$52K
$81K
$120K
MEDIAN: $81,485
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$24.01 - $60.82
$24
$35
$61
MEDIAN: $34.63
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,998 - $121,034  
   
Bonus
$2,007 - $15,452  
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $30,000  
Total Pay (?
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$52,132 - $125,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 793
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.01 - $60.82  
   
Overtime
$25.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,007 - $15,452  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,017 - $30,000  
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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$52,132 - $125,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 94 votes.
10-19 years
91%
20 years or more
9%
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Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Data Modeling
▲27%

Software Development
▲24%

Chemical Process Engineering
▲13%

Material Science
▲12%

Stem Cell
▲7%


Neuroscience
▲3%



Product Development
▲1%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$82,000


Technical Writing
▼2%


Clinical Research
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 94 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 8%