Research Scientist Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

The average pay for a Research Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts is $76,299 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Engineering Design, Software Development, Neuroscience, and Matlab. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$50,160 - $106,334

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$49,542 - $109,890  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 199
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%



National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 55%

Software Development
up arrow 39%

Neuroscience
up arrow 24%

Matlab
up arrow 18%

Research Analysis
up arrow 4%

National Average
$77,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Biotechnology
up arrow 2%

Product Development
up arrow 2%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Clinical Research
up arrow 9%

Technical Writing
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 9%
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