A Senior Product Development Scientist earns an average salary of $94,359 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$68,335 - $128,513
(Median)
$68K
$94K
$130K
MEDIAN: $94,358
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$19.83 - $84.43
(Median)
$20
$42
$84
MEDIAN: $42.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$68,335 - $128,513  
   
Bonus
$1,925 - $15,476  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $19,392  
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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$70,078 - $138,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 303
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$19.83 - $84.43  
   
Overtime
$48.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,925 - $15,476  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $19,392  
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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$70,078 - $138,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Job Description for Senior Product Development Scientist

A senior product development scientist oversees the development of a product from start to finish, ensuring that the product is able to pass through every step of the process from the drawing table until shipment. Senior product development scientists are usually responsible for leading development teams, designing new products or developments, maintaining quality standards with testing, and compiling and organizing data necessary for product release. During production and development, the senior product development scientist must uphold any rules and regulations that apply them to their work, as well as follow safety protocols. They should also touch with other departments from the same company, such as quality assurance and production, as well as outside consultants. Many types of organizations hire senior product development scientists, such as food and consumer retail companies investigating new products and pharmaceutical companies developing or improving drugs.

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Senior Product Development Scientist Tasks

  • Conducts research on the structures and properties of applicable materials.
  • Prepare reports on results of experimentations and create methods to evaluate processes to strengthen and or combine materials.
  • Plan and perform laboratory experiments to test processes used in materials production .

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Experience Affects Senior Product Development Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$98,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Senior Product Development Scientist Salaries

Research Analysis
up arrow 3%

Product Development
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$98,000

Biotechnology
up arrow 7%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 8%

Material Science
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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