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 Software Development and Neuroscience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$50,010 - $105,773
(Median)
$50K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,298
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$50,010 - $105,773  
   
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$0.00 - $11,792  
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$49,326 - $109,502  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 195
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Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts

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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

Software Development
up arrow 39%

Neuroscience
up arrow 24%

Matlab
up arrow 4%

Research Analysis
up arrow 2%

National Average
$77,000

Biotechnology
up arrow 1%

Product Development
up arrow 2%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Clinical Research
up arrow 9%

Technical Writing
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 9%
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