Entry-Level Researcher, Scientific Salary

Entry-Level Scientific Researchers take home approximately $58K annually on average. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Entry-Level Scientific Researchers making up 53 percent of survey respondents. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$30,212 - $114,091
(Median)
$30K
$58K
$110K
MEDIAN: $58,448
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$12.44 - $40.00
(Median)
$12
$19
$40
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$30,212 - $114,091  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,545  
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
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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$29,421 - $111,461  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 399
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.44 - $40.00  
   
Overtime
$6.30 - $48.48  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,545  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
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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$29,421 - $111,461  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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Skills That Affect 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 49 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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