Late-Career Research Scientist Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Late-Career Research Scientist is $92,253 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Engineering Design and Material Science.
Late-Career Research Scientist Total Pay (?
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$61,137 - $127,558
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $92,252
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Late-Career Research Scientist Total Pay (?
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$23.46 - $59.60
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MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,137 - $127,558  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,491  
Profit Sharing
$3,250 - $14,400  
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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$60,284 - $132,181  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 289
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.46 - $59.60  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,491  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,250 - $14,400  
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).
)
$60,284 - $132,181  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 289
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Boston
up arrow 8%
National Average
$95,000
San Diego
up arrow 12%
Seattle
up arrow 18%
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Research Scientist Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 26%
Material Science
up arrow 15%
Product Development
up arrow 5%
Project Management
up arrow 3%
Technical Writing
up arrow 2%
National Average
$95,000
Data Analysis
up arrow 1%
Research Analysis
up arrow 2%
Biotechnology
up arrow 5%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%
Clinical Research
up arrow 16%

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Gender

Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 6%
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