Research Scientist in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average pay for a Research Scientist in Washington, District of Columbia is $91,287 per year. A skill in Data Modeling is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$59,461 - $122,770
(Median)
$59K
$91K
$120K
MEDIAN: $91,286
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$59,461 - $122,770  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,788  
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$59,714 - $122,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

National Average
$92,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Data Modeling
up arrow 19%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

Matlab
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Research Analysis
0%

National Average
$92,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 1%

Biotechnology
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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