Research Scientist Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States)

A Research Scientist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $60,509 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Research Scientist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Total Pay (?
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$39,191 - $97,700
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$39,191 - $97,700  
   
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$0.00 - $12,275  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$39,191 - $108,674  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%
National Average
$62,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Research Analysis
up arrow 4%
National Average
$62,000
Biotechnology
up arrow 1%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 7%
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Gender
Female
41%
female alumni
 
Male
59%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 9%
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