The average salary for a Research Scientist in Austin, Texas is $63,871 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Research Analysis and Data Analysis. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

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$39,866 - $103,130  
   
Bonus
$4,375  
Profit Sharing
$10,475  
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$40,405 - $104,412  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 23%

National Average
$66,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Research Analysis
up arrow 25%

Data Analysis
up arrow 25%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 6%

National Average
$66,000

Biotechnology
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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