A Research Scientist with Matlab skills earns an average salary of $89,205 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$51,037 - $126,115
(Median)
$51K
$89K
$130K
MEDIAN: $89,204
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50%
90%

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$14.79 - $99.33
(Median)
$15
$24
$99
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,037 - $126,115  
   
Bonus
$1,917 - $20,310  
Profit Sharing
$5,087  
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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$49,885 - $132,660  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 173
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $99.33  
   
Overtime
$39.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,917 - $20,310  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,087  
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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$49,885 - $132,660  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$89,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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