The average salary for a Late-Career Research Scientist is $89,997 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Composite Materials, Material Science, Data Modeling, Chemical Process Engineering, and Neuroscience.

$57,389 - $142,250
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MEDIAN: $89,997
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$19.13 - $54.63
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,389 - $142,250  
   
Bonus
$2,078 - $15,614  
Profit Sharing
$4,350  
Total Pay (?
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$57,167 - $146,655  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 239
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.13 - $54.63  
   
Overtime
$13.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,078 - $15,614  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,350  
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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$57,167 - $146,655  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Composite Materials
up arrow 34%

Material Science
up arrow 21%

Data Modeling
up arrow 21%

Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 18%

Neuroscience
up arrow 17%

Product Development
up arrow 6%

National Average
$91,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Technical Writing
up arrow 3%

Research Analysis
up arrow 4%

Biotechnology
up arrow 4%

Clinical Research
up arrow 6%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 17%

Stem Cell
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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