Research Scientist with Software Development Skills Salary

A Research Scientist with Software Development skills earns an average salary of $94,654 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$60,434 - $152,218
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MEDIAN: $98,070
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Salary
$60,434 - $152,218  
   
Bonus
$1,021 - $24,468  
Profit Sharing
$10,174  
Total Pay (?
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$59,722 - $170,789  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 147

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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 $96,000 based on 88 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 $99,000 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 27 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 $173,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
▲75%

Experienced
▲3%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$99,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 7%
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