National Average: $50,986
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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Scientific Researchers in San Francisco enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 81 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Scientific Researchers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+44 percent), Seattle (+27 percent), Los Angeles (+25 percent), and Philadelphia (+15 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Scientific Researcher's salary, with Minneapolis Entry-Level Scientific Researchers earning salaries that are 33 percent less than the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include New York (8 percent lower) and Cincinnati (5 percent lower).