The average salary for a Late-Career Research Scientist is $91,000 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Composite Materials, Neuroscience, Data Modeling, Material Science, and Chemical Process Engineering.

$57,679 - $143,703
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MEDIAN: $91,000
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$19.40 - $53.83
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MEDIAN: $34.24
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,679 - $143,703  
   
Bonus
$1,932 - $15,893  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
Total Pay (?
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$57,529 - $146,668  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 235
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$19.40 - $53.83  
   
Overtime
$13.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,932 - $15,893  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
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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$57,529 - $146,668  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
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20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Composite Materials
up arrow 33%

Neuroscience
up arrow 30%

Data Modeling
up arrow 25%

Material Science
up arrow 21%

Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 18%

Product Development
up arrow 5%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Technical Writing
0%

National Average
$92,000

Research Analysis
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Biotechnology
up arrow 5%

Clinical Research
up arrow 6%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 18%

Stem Cell
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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