Late-Career Research Scientist Salary

The average salary for a Late-Career Research Scientist is $90,809 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Data Modeling, Composite Materials, Material Science, Chemical Process Engineering, and Neuroscience.

$56,919 - $147,644
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$92K
$150K
MEDIAN: $92,011
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$19.58 - $53.33
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MEDIAN: $34.67
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$56,919 - $147,644  
   
Bonus
$1,490 - $15,355  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
Total Pay (?
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$56,887 - $150,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 240
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$19.58 - $53.33  
   
Overtime
$13.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,490 - $15,355  
   
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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$56,887 - $150,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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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 39 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Data Modeling
▲53%

Composite Materials
▲33%

Material Science
▲27%

Chemical Process Engineering
▲18%

Neuroscience
▲16%

Product Development
▲7%

Data Analysis
▲5%

National Average
$92,000

Project Management
▼1%

Technical Writing
▼2%

Research Analysis
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

Clinical Research
▼5%

Biotechnology
▼6%

Molecular Biology
▼18%

Stem Cell
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 10%
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