Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Average Senior Research Scientists in Boston make around $101K per year. Almost all get medical and dental insurance, and a fair number get vision plans, too. Most Boston Senior Research Scientists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Senior Research Scientists in Boston, Mass. who answered the questionnnaire. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$60,820 - $146,226
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$60,820 - $146,226  
   
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$4,949 - $19,727  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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$60,820 - $156,264  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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Key Stats for Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type)

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$105,000

Experienced
▼2%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Project Management
▲10%

Statistical Analysis
▲10%

Data Analysis
▲5%

Product Development
▲3%

National Average
$105,000

Material Science
▼4%

Research Analysis
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 6%
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