Senior Research Scientist Average Salary

Senior Research Scientist Total Pay (?
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$59,588 - $146,414
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150K
MEDIAN: $98,274
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Senior research scientists lead the formulation, development, and optimization of new programs, designs, and prototypes. They stay on the cutting age of modern science, assessing new technologies and their future applications. They propose, plan, and manage research projects. Many positions are based ...
Average Salary (?
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(Median)
$67K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $99,729
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90%
Popular Employers
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