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 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 (?
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(Median)
$68K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $99,558
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90%
Popular Employers
Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) - Pfizer, Inc. , salaries: $84,957 - $103,568
Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) - Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. , salaries: $82,500 - $131,801
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