Mid-Career Staff Scientist Salary

Mid-Career Staff Scientists can expect to earn an average of $78K annually. With some bonuses approaching $15K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $10K, overall incomes of Mid-Career Staff Scientists spread between $48K and $122K depending on individual performance. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Mid-Career Staff Scientists who answered the questionnnaire. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,581 - $116,757

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$19.46 - $44.38

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,581 - $116,757  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,502  
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $10,067  
Total Pay (?
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$47,940 - $122,301  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 434
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.46 - $44.38  
   
Overtime
$20.02 - $42.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,502  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $10,067  
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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$47,940 - $122,301  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Staff Scientist Salaries

Material Science
up arrow 14%

Research Analysis
up arrow 6%

Biotechnology
up arrow 6%

National Average
$78,000

Molecular Biology
up arrow 1%

Software Development
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 18%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

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