Research Scientist with Engineering Design Skills Salary

A Research Scientist with Engineering Design skills earns an average salary of $92,971 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$58,485 - $133,899
$58K
$93K
$130K
MEDIAN: $92,971
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Salary
$58,485 - $133,899  
   
Bonus
$3,945 - $17,373  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
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$55,902 - $143,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 167

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Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist

Pay by Experience for a Research Scientist has a positive trend. An entry-level Research Scientist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 113 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Research Scientist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 22 salaries. A Research Scientist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $145,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
▲56%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$93,000

▼2%

Experienced
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 6%