Research Scientist Salary in Los Angeles, California (United States)

The average salary for a Research Scientist in Los Angeles, California is $79,588 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 (?
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$49,389 - $113,372
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$49,389 - $113,372  
   
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$0.00 - $15,805  
Total Pay (?
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$48,677 - $119,370  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%
National Average
$81,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

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%
Clinical Research
up arrow 12%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 18%
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Gender
Female
31%
female alumni
 
Male
69%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 6%
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