Research Scientist Salary in Los Angeles (United States)

A Research Scientist in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $77,893 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Research Scientist in Los Angeles, California Salary (?
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$49,086 - $111,095
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $77,893
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National Salary Data

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$49,086 - $111,095  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,805  
Total Pay (?
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$48,349 - $119,092  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%
National Average
$80,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Research Analysis
up arrow 8%
National Average
$80,000
Biotechnology
up arrow 6%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 17%
Data Analysis
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 8%