A Research Scientist with Engineering Design skills earns an average salary of $93,646 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$57,402 - $131,583
$57K
$94K
$130K
MEDIAN: $93,645
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Salary
$57,402 - $131,583  
   
Bonus
$3,909 - $17,184  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
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$54,877 - $140,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 179

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Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$94,000


Experienced
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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