Research Scientist Salary in Los Angeles (United States)

The average salary for a Research Scientist in Los Angeles, California is $78,867 per year. A skill in Research Analysis is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Research Scientist in Los Angeles, California Total Pay (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$49,295 - $111,507
(Median)
49K
63K
79K
99K
110K
MEDIAN: $78,867
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,295 - $111,507  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,805  
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).
)
$48,360 - $119,291  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 95
Is Research Scientist your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

Research Scientist Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

Experience Affects Research Scientist in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%
National Average
$81,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Research Analysis
up arrow 15%
National Average
$81,000
Data Analysis
up arrow 3%
Biotechnology
up arrow 7%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied Image
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
34%
female alumni
 
Male
66%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 6%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -