Experienced Staff Scientist Salary (United States)

An Experienced Staff Scientist earns an average salary of $87,370 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Biotechnology and Research Analysis.
Experienced Staff Scientist Total Pay (?
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$50,023 - $121,697
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $87,370
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Experienced Staff Scientist Total Pay (?
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$21.45 - $50.81
(Median)
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,023 - $121,697  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,696  
Profit Sharing
$1,163 - $12,365  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,230 - $125,323  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 287
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$21.45 - $50.81  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $65.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,696  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,163 - $12,365  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$50,230 - $125,323  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 287
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San Diego
up arrow 9%
Boston
up arrow 8%
National Average
$90,000
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Skills That Affect Experienced Staff Scientist Salaries

Biotechnology
up arrow 23%
Research Analysis
up arrow 10%
Data Analysis
up arrow 8%
National Average
$90,000
Molecular Biology
up arrow 3%
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Gender
Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 5%
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