Mid-Career Staff Scientist Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Staff Scientists is around $79K per year. Overall cash earnings of Mid-Career Staff Scientists stretch from $49K near the bottom to $122K at the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $15K each from bonuses and profit sharing. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Staff Scientists. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$49,376 - $116,345
(Median)
$49K
$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $78,702
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$19.55 - $37.93
(Median)
$20
$25
$38
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,376 - $116,345  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,630  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $15,000  
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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$48,787 - $121,574  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 460
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.55 - $37.93  
   
Overtime
$20.02 - $60.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,630  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $15,000  
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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$48,787 - $121,574  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Skills That Affect Staff Scientist Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 23%

Material Science
up arrow 11%

Research Analysis
up arrow 7%

Biotechnology
up arrow 4%

Software Development
up arrow 2%

Molecular Biology
0%

National Average
$78,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 18%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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