The average salary for a Research Scientist in Minneapolis, Minnesota is $64,100 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Product Development, Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, and Project Management. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$42,125 - $94,886
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$42,125 - $94,886  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$35,117 - $93,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.54  
   
Overtime
$34.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$5,000  
   
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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$35,117 - $93,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

National Average
$61,000

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Product Development
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 15%

Data Analysis
up arrow 13%

Project Management
up arrow 10%

Technical Writing
up arrow 8%

Research Analysis
up arrow 3%

National Average
$61,000

Biotechnology
up arrow 7%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 28%

Clinical Research
up arrow 39%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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