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Research Scientist Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Research Scientists in Philadelphia pull down an average of $60K per year. Male Research Scientists in Philadelphia, Pa. are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 55 percent of the field. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Philadelphia Research Scientists report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$36,586 - $96,896
(Median)
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47K
60K
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97K
MEDIAN: $60,147
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$36,586 - $107,696  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 38%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 51%

Data Analysis
up arrow 34%

National Average
$61,000

Biotechnology
up arrow 4%

Research Analysis
up arrow 5%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 7%