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Research Scientist Salary in Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

The average pay for a Research Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts is $74,888 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Neuroscience and Project Management. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Research Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts Salary (?
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$45,898 - $104,357
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National Salary Data

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$45,898 - $104,357  
   
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$0.00 - $10,287  
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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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$45,645 - $108,615  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 181
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%
National Average
$76,000

Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Neuroscience
up arrow 26%
Project Management
up arrow 13%
Matlab
up arrow 6%
Biotechnology
up arrow 3%
Research Analysis
up arrow 2%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 1%
Product Development
up arrow 1%
National Average
$76,000
Data Analysis
up arrow 1%
Clinical Research
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
40%
female alumni
 
Male
60%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 11%