Mid-Career Research Scientist Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Mid-Career Research Scientist is $74,822 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Software Development, Data Modeling, Material Science, and Engineering Design.
Mid-Career Research Scientist Total Pay (?
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$47,201 - $109,023
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $74,821
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Mid-Career Research Scientist Total Pay (?
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$15.06 - $48.30
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,201 - $109,023  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,618  
Profit Sharing
$152.05 - $9,744  
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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$46,472 - $113,936  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,825
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.06 - $48.30  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,618  
   
Profit Sharing
$152.05 - $9,744  
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).
)
$46,472 - $113,936  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,825
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San Francisco
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Houston
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Princeton
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Washington
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Raleigh
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Los Angeles
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National Average
$76,000
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Chicago
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Atlanta
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Research Scientist Salaries

Software Development
up arrow 39%
Data Modeling
up arrow 28%
Material Science
up arrow 20%
Engineering Design
up arrow 20%
Matlab
up arrow 9%
Project Management
up arrow 7%
Product Development
up arrow 3%
Research Analysis
up arrow 1%
Data Analysis
up arrow 1%
National Average
$76,000
Technical Writing
up arrow 4%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 17%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 17%
Clinical Research
up arrow 19%
Neuroscience
up arrow 20%

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Gender

Female
34%
female alumni
 
Male
66%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 5%
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