Entry-Level Researcher, Scientific Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Scientific Researchers sits in the ballpark of $58K annually. Men working as Entry-Level Scientific Researchers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 53 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$30,611 - $113,810
(Median)
$31K
$58K
$110K
MEDIAN: $57,958
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$12.16 - $40.13
(Median)
$12
$19
$40
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,611 - $113,810  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,204  
Profit Sharing
$1,572 - $9,916  
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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$29,569 - $111,893  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 355
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $40.13  
   
Overtime
$11.87 - $48.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,204  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,572 - $9,916  
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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$29,569 - $111,893  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Researcher, Scientific Salaries

Data Analysis
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National Average
$57,000

Research Analysis
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 12%
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