Research Scientist in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

A Research Scientist in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $70,480 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Material Science, Research Analysis, and Product Development. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$41,669 - $97,872
MEDIAN: $70,479

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$41,426 - $103,015  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Material Science
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Research Analysis
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Product Development
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Technical Writing
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Data Analysis
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National Average

Clinical Research
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Molecular Biology
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.


31 %
69 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 8%