Late-Career Research Scientist Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Late-Career Research Scientist is $92,314 per year. A skill in Material Science is associated with high pay for this job.
Late-Career Research Scientist Total Pay (?
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$62,407 - $125,667
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$62,407 - $125,667  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,634  
Profit Sharing
$2,457 - $12,208  
Total Pay (?
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$61,783 - $131,896  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 288
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Boston
up arrow 8%
National Average
$95,000
San Diego
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Research Scientist Salaries

Material Science
up arrow 15%
Product Development
up arrow 3%
Project Management
up arrow 3%
Technical Writing
0%
National Average
$95,000
Data Analysis
up arrow 1%
Research Analysis
up arrow 2%
Biotechnology
up arrow 4%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%
Clinical Research
up arrow 16%
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Gender
Female
41%
female alumni
 
Male
59%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 6%
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