Research Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

A Research Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $81,820 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Software Development, Matlab, Data Modeling, Engineering Design, and Data Analysis. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$53,776 - $113,022
$54K
$84K
$110K
MEDIAN: $83,701
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$19.83 - $31.95
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MEDIAN: $24.94
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$0$117K
Salary $53,776 - $113,022
Bonus $1,963 - $14,617
Profit Sharing $15,300
Total Pay (?
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$50,676 - $117,545
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 144
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $24.94
Overtime $34.30
Annual Data $0$117K
Bonus $1,963 - $14,617
Profit Sharing $15,300
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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$50,676 - $117,545
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist

Pay by Experience for a Research Scientist has a positive trend. An entry-level Research Scientist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 101 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Research Scientist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 21 salaries. A Research Scientist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

▲6%

Late-Career
▲5%

▲4%

National Average
$84,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Software Development
▲38%

Matlab
▲32%

Data Modeling
▲31%

Engineering Design
▲27%

▲10%

Product Development
▲10%

Project Management
▲5%

Neuroscience
▲3%

National Average
$84,000

Clinical Research
▼3%



Technical Writing
▼14%


Microsoft Office
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 10%
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