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Research Scientist Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

The average pay for a Research Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts is $76,675 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.

$48,778 - $106,287
(Median)
$49K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,674
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$48,778 - $106,287  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,693  
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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$47,295 - $110,211  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 187

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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.

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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

Neuroscience
up arrow 23%

Matlab
up arrow 18%

Project Management
up arrow 11%


Biotechnology
0%

National Average
$77,000

Molecular Biology
up arrow 1%

Product Development
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Clinical Research
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 11%