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Senior Scientist Total Pay (?
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.
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$64,222 - $145,463
(Median)
64K
81K
98K
120K
150K
MEDIAN: $98,115
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Senior Scientist is most closely related to Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type)

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 (?
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.
)
(Median)
68K
82K
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140K
MEDIAN: $99,752
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Popular Employers
Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) - Pfizer, Inc. , salaries: $86,473 - $105,535
Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) - Dow Chemical Co , salaries: $104,221 - $139,650
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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.
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MEDIAN: $95,141
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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.
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MEDIAN: $92,321
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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.
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MEDIAN: $74,964
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Average Salary (?
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.
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(Median)
45K
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MEDIAN: $75,492
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Research Scientist, Biotechnology - Bristol-Myers Squibb Company , salaries: $96,468 - $104,823
Research Scientist, Biotechnology - Boehringer Ingelheim Corp , salaries: $46,731 - $86,358
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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.
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(Median)
42K
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MEDIAN: $72,429
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Staff Scientist - Merck & Co., Inc. , salaries: $71,045 - $78,369
Staff Scientist - Genzyme Corporation , salaries: $87,360 - $96,479
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