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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)
$37K
$67K
$100K
MEDIAN: $66,843
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$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

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$68,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 34%

Data Analysis
up arrow 21%

National Average
$68,000

Product Development
up arrow 6%

Research Analysis
up arrow 12%

Biotechnology
up arrow 13%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

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