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

Median pay for Senior Research Scientists in Boston, Mass. lies in the neighborhood of $103K per year. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Boston Senior Research Scientists who answered the questionnnaire. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by almost all, and the greater part earn vision coverage. Most Senior Research Scientists in Boston like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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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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Experience Affects Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$110,000

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

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 5%

Product Development
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$110,000

Research Analysis
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Material Science
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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