Senior Scientist Average Salary

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

Senior research scientists (unspecified type) typically work in a laboratory environment, conducting research and experiments for academic, industrial or commercial ends. They may help develop new products for their company, for example, or help contribute to scientific understanding within their field. ...
Average Salary (?
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(Median)
$68K
$99K
$140K
MEDIAN: $99,466
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90%
Popular Employers
Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) - GlaxoSmithKline , salaries: $78,817
Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) - Merck & Co., Inc. , salaries: $105,745
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