Entry-Level Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) earns an average salary of $84,658 per year.
Entry-Level Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) Salary (?
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$54,633 - $110,480
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$54,633 - $110,480  
   
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$0.00 - $10,849  
Profit Sharing
$1,812 - $7,149  
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$54,153 - $116,263  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 449
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Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) in Albany:
"What Really Counts."
Focus on research findings to get grant funding - that is all that really matters!
Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) in Lexington:
"Engineers Are More Desired Than Chemists."
Be an engineer. Even bachelors in engineering is desired more than a PhD in chemistry. If you want to move up higher, leave science and move into business.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Product Development
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Matlab
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Material Science
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Research Analysis
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Project Management
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$87,000
Data Analysis
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Chemistry
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Statistical Analysis
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Gender

Female
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Male
69%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 6%
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