Research Scientist in Madison, Wisconsin Salary

The average salary for a Research Scientist in Madison, Wisconsin is $63,882 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Product Development and Project Management. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$46,939 - $92,336
$47K
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$92K
MEDIAN: $63,882
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$46,939 - $92,336  
   
Bonus
$1,400  
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$45,891 - $91,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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About Madison, Wisconsin

Dane County, Wisconsin
248,956
Male:
122,596 (49.2%)
Female:
126,360 (50.8%)
Madison is the capital of the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of Dane County. As of July 1, 2015, Madison's estimated population of 248,951 made it the second largest city in Wisconsin, after Milwaukee, and the 84th largest in the United States. The city forms the core of the United States Census Bureau's Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Dane County and neighboring Iowa, Green, and Columbia counties. The Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area's 2010 population was 568,593. Madison is one of only 5 platinum level bike cities in the US. Madison's origins begin in 1829, when former federal judge James Duane Doty purchased over a thousand acres (4 km²) of swamp and forest land on the isthmus between Lakes Mendota and Monona, with the intention of building a city in the Four Lakes region. When the Wisconsin Territory was created in 1836 the territorial legislature convened in Belmont, Wisconsin....
Madison:
$57,690
Wisconsin:
$55,638
$981
Madison:
$222,800
Wisconsin:
$168,300
3.5%

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Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
4%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲13%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Product Development
▲21%

Project Management
▲13%

Research Analysis
▲5%

Microsoft Office
▲2%

National Average
$62,000

Data Analysis
▼3%

Biotechnology
▼15%

Molecular Biology
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: