Research Scientist Salary in Washington, District of Columbia (United States)

The average salary for a Research Scientist in Washington, District of Columbia is $85,696 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Matlab and Data Analysis. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Research Scientist in Washington, District of Columbia Total Pay (?
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$50,867 - $115,702
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$50,867 - $115,702  
   
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$0.00 - $9,564  
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$50,867 - $115,702  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%
National Average
$86,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

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

Matlab
up arrow 12%
Data Analysis
up arrow 11%
Project Management
up arrow 9%
Research Analysis
up arrow 8%
National Average
$86,000
Technical Writing
up arrow 17%

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Gender

Female
37%
female alumni
 
Male
63%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 5%
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