Research Scientist Salary in Los Angeles

The average salary for a Research Scientist in Los Angeles, California is $77,882 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Technical Writing and Project Management. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$49,355 - $123,651

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$44,588 - $123,310  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$79,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 16%

Project Management
up arrow 11%

Research Analysis
up arrow 5%

National Average
$79,000

Biotechnology
up arrow 5%

Data Analysis
up arrow 5%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 16%

Clinical Research
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 10%
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