Research Scientist in Los Angeles Salary

The average pay for a Research Scientist in Los Angeles, California is $76,974 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Technical Writing and Project Management. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$48,802 - $125,018
(Median)
$49K
$77K
$130K
MEDIAN: $76,973
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$48,802 - $125,018  
   
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$0.00 - $14,996  
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$44,210 - $124,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%


National Average
$78,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 14%

Project Management
up arrow 12%

Research Analysis
up arrow 7%

National Average
$78,000

Molecular Biology
up arrow 3%

Biotechnology
up arrow 5%

Data Analysis
up arrow 7%

Clinical Research
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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