A Research Scientist in Rockville, Maryland earns an average salary of $71,019 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$48,892 - $95,232
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$49K
$71K
$95K
MEDIAN: $71,018
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$48,892 - $95,232  
   
Bonus
$604 - $9,933  
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$42,886 - $95,165  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

National Average
$71,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Molecular Biology
up arrow 9%

Research Analysis
up arrow 4%

National Average
$71,000

Biotechnology
up arrow 18%

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None:
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