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Research Scientist Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Research Scientists in Philadelphia take home approximately $67K per year on average. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Research Scientists in Philadelphia, Pa. making up 55 percent of survey respondents. Most Philadelphia Research Scientists like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,158 - $101,035
MEDIAN: $66,843

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$37,158 - $101,035  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$37,158 - $111,649  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88

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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Project Management
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Data Analysis
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National Average

Product Development
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Research Analysis
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Molecular Biology
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.


45 %
55 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 5%