Research Scientist Salary in Seattle (United States)

A Research Scientist in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $59,395 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Data Analysis and Research Analysis.
Research Scientist in Seattle, Washington Total Pay (?
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$35,101 - $110,986
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MEDIAN: $59,395
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National Salary Data

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$35,101 - $110,986  
   
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$0.00 - $16,219  
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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$34,794 - $118,763  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 189
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Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist in Seattle, Washington

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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$60,000

Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 36%
National Average
$60,000
Biotechnology
up arrow 9%
Project Management
up arrow 11%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 13%
Stem Cell
up arrow 14%

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Gender

Female
48%
female alumni
 
Male
52%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 5%
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