Research Scientist Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

An average Research Scientist in Philadelphia, Pa. can expect to take home roughly $73K annually. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Research Scientists in Philadelphia, Pa. making up 55 percent of survey respondents. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$37,260 - $109,907
(Median)
$37K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,691
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$37,362 - $117,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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


Research Scientists in Philadelphia, Pa. who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $58K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $76K. On average, Philadelphia Research Scientists make $90K following one to two decades on the job. Research Scientists in Philadelphia who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $141K.

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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 90%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$74,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 24%

Product Development
up arrow 11%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$74,000


Research Analysis
up arrow 18%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 7%
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