Research Scientist Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States)

A Research Scientist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $59,307 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Research Scientist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary (?
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$38,645 - $95,959
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $59,307
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National Salary Data

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$38,645 - $95,959  
   
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$0.00 - $12,275  
Total Pay (?
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$38,645 - $106,443  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 37%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$61,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

National Average
$61,000
Biotechnology
up arrow 1%
Research Analysis
up arrow 4%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 9%