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Mid-Career Staff Scientist Salary

Mid-Career Staff Scientists take home an average $77K annually. Final cash compensation to Mid-Career Staff Scientists varies from around $47K to approximately $122K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $14K and $10K, respectively. Making up 70 percent of those who took the survey, male Mid-Career Staff Scientists greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most Mid-Career Staff Scientists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$47,983 - $115,688
(Median)
$48K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $77,375
10%
50%
90%

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$18.38 - $44.04
(Median)
$18
$24
$44
MEDIAN: $23.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,983 - $115,688  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,414  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $10,101  
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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$46,984 - $121,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 418
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.38 - $44.04  
   
Overtime
$20.02 - $42.87  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,414  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $10,101  
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).
)
$46,984 - $121,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Staff Scientist Salaries

Biotechnology
up arrow 10%

Research Analysis
up arrow 9%

Molecular Biology
0%

National Average
$77,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 19%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%