A Researcher, Scientific with Research Analysis skills earns an average salary of $69,596 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$36,668 - $114,088
(Median)
$37K
$70K
$110K
MEDIAN: $69,595
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$11.63 - $42.86
(Median)
$12
$20
$43
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,668 - $114,088  
   
Bonus
$993 - $20,426  
Profit Sharing
$7,000  
Total Pay (?
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$32,679 - $111,424  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 157
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $42.86  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.20  
Overtime
$40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$993 - $20,426  
   
Profit Sharing
$7,000  
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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$32,679 - $111,424  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Experience Affects Researcher, Scientific Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$63,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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