A Research Scientist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $73,475 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Material Science and Research Analysis. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

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$42,500 - $114,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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About Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
304,385
Male:
149,690 (49.2%)
Female:
154,695 (50.8%)
Pittsburgh (/ˈpɪtsbərɡ/ PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. The Combined Statistical Area (CSA) population of 2,659,937 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia and the 20th-largest in the U.S. Located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, which form the Ohio River, Pittsburgh is known as both "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel-related businesses, and as the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges. The city features 30 skyscrapers, two inclines, a pre-revolutionary fortification and the Point State Park at the confluence of the rivers. The city developed as a vital link of the Atlantic coast and Midwest. The mineral-rich Allegheny Mountains made the area coveted by the French and British empires, Virginia, Whiskey Rebels, and Civil War raiders. Aside from steel,...
Pittsburgh:
$41,293
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$858
Pittsburgh:
$108,400
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
4.3%

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Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

National Average
$75,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Material Science
up arrow 17%

Research Analysis
up arrow 11%

National Average
$75,000

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None:
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