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Entry-Level Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Senior Research Scientists lies in the neighborhood of $86K per year. Total cash compensation for Entry-Level Senior Research Scientists runs from $59K to $118K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $12K and profit sharing that can reach almost $7K. Most Entry-Level Senior Research Scientists survey respondents are men (72 percent). Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$59,804 - $112,035
MEDIAN: $86,101

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$59,804 - $112,035  
$0.00 - $12,087  
Profit Sharing
$1,782 - $6,904  
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).
$59,497 - $117,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 459

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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 Fairfield:
"Consider your life goals."
Go after secure opportunities, keep in touch with associates and help them move forward.

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.

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

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Product Development
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Proposal Writing
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Research Analysis
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Project Management
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Data Analysis
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Molecular Biology
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.


28 %
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 5%