The average pay for a Research Scientist with Chemical Process Engineering skills is $85,160 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$59,052 - $118,447
$59K
$85K
$120K
MEDIAN: $85,160
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$27.89 - $41.17
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MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,052 - $118,447  
   
Bonus
$1,993 - $17,452  
Profit Sharing
$2,027 - $32,549  
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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$59,312 - $124,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 180
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$34.00  
   
Overtime
$19.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,993 - $17,452  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,027 - $32,549  
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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$59,312 - $124,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$87,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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