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Late-Career Research Scientist Salary

The average salary for a Late-Career Research Scientist is $93,036 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Chemical Process Engineering, Composite Materials, Material Science, Engineering Design, and Data Modeling.

$61,596 - $132,249
(Median)
$62K
$93K
$130K
MEDIAN: $93,035
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$23.38 - $59.18
(Median)
$23
$37
$59
MEDIAN: $37.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,596 - $132,249  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,735  
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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$60,446 - $135,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 302
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.38 - $59.18  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,735  
   
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).
)
$60,446 - $135,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Skills That Affect Late-Career Research Scientist Salaries

Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 33%

Composite Materials
up arrow 25%

Material Science
up arrow 12%

Engineering Design
up arrow 11%

Data Modeling
up arrow 11%

Product Development
up arrow 6%

Technical Writing
up arrow 4%

National Average
$96,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Research Analysis
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Biotechnology
up arrow 4%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Clinical Research
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 6%