Average Entry-Level Scientific Researchers make around $53K annually. Most Entry-Level Scientific Researchers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women Entry-Level Scientific Researchers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,580 - $101,402
(Median)
$30K
$53K
$100K
MEDIAN: $52,837
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$10.07 - $38.00
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$10
$17
$38
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$29,580 - $101,402  
   
Bonus
$1,027 - $26,819  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$28,281 - $100,409  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 263
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $38.00  
   
Overtime
$32.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,027 - $26,819  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$28,281 - $100,409  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Skills That Affect Researcher, Scientific Salaries

Project Management
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National Average
$51,000

Data Analysis
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Molecular Biology
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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