Research Scientist Salary in Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

The average pay for a Research Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts is $73,866 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Neuroscience, Matlab, and Project Management. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Research Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$45,615 - $104,804
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MEDIAN: $73,865
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$45,615 - $104,804  
   
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$0.00 - $10,137  
Total Pay (?
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$45,497 - $109,576  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 179
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Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Research Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%
National Average
$75,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Neuroscience
up arrow 27%
Matlab
up arrow 19%
Project Management
up arrow 14%
Research Analysis
up arrow 8%
Data Analysis
up arrow 1%
Biotechnology
0%
National Average
$75,000
Molecular Biology
up arrow 5%

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Gender

Female
40%
female alumni
 
Male
60%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 12%
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