Median pay for Mid-Career Staff Scientists is around $82K per year. In the world of Mid-Career Staff Scientists, total cash compensation can vary between $50K and $126K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $13K and $24K, respectively. 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. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$51,133 - $122,589
(Median)
$51K
$82K
$120K
MEDIAN: $82,221
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50%
90%

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$18.96 - $35.75
(Median)
$19
$25
$36
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,133 - $122,589  
   
Bonus
$1,982 - $13,474  
Profit Sharing
$1,957 - $24,468  
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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$49,662 - $125,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 268
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.96 - $35.75  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,982 - $13,474  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,957 - $24,468  
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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$49,662 - $125,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Skills That Affect Staff Scientist Salaries

Product Development
up arrow 37%

Material Science
up arrow 21%

Project Management
up arrow 16%

Biotechnology
up arrow 2%

Software Development
up arrow 2%

Research Analysis
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$82,000

Molecular Biology
up arrow 5%

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 19%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 29%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 40%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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