Entry-Level Researcher, Scientific Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Researcher, Scientific earns an average salary of $59,456 per year.
Entry-Level Researcher, Scientific Salary (?
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$30,387 - $112,261
(Median)
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110K
MEDIAN: $59,455
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Entry-Level Researcher, Scientific Salary (?
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$11.15 - $40.13
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,387 - $112,261  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,241  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $17,879  
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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$28,967 - $111,255  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 330
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $40.13  
   
Overtime
$19.88 - $32.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,241  
   
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $17,879  
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).
)
$28,967 - $111,255  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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New York
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National Average
$58,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Researcher, Scientific Salaries

Project Management
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Research Analysis
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Data Analysis
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National Average
$58,000

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Gender

Female
44%
female alumni
 
Male
56%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 12%
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