The average salary for a Staff Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts is $89,396 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

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$44,698 - $125,838  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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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 Staff Scientist

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Staff Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$89,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Staff Scientist Salaries

National Average
$89,000

Biotechnology
up arrow 1%

Research Analysis
up arrow 5%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 7%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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