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Research Scientist Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

The average pay for a Research Scientist in Washington, District of Columbia is $91,330 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.

$59,800 - $122,482
(Median)
$60K
$91K
$120K
MEDIAN: $91,330
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Salary
$59,800 - $122,482  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,788  
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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$59,800 - $122,968  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

National Average
$93,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Data Modeling
up arrow 15%

Data Analysis
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Matlab
up arrow 3%

Research Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$93,000

Biotechnology
up arrow 3%

Technical Writing
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 8%