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Mid-Career Staff Scientist Salary

The average Mid-Career Staff Scientist can expect to rake in roughly $78K per year. Overall cash earnings for Mid-Career Staff Scientists stretch from $47K on the lower end to $122K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $15K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Most Mid-Career Staff Scientists survey respondents are men (71 percent). Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Staff Scientists is high. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,163 - $116,068
(Median)
$48K
$78K
$120K
MEDIAN: $77,688
10%
50%
90%

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$19.46 - $44.38
(Median)
$19
$24
$44
MEDIAN: $24.00
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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
$48,163 - $116,068  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,848  
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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$47,416 - $121,930  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 418
National Hourly Rate 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$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.46 - $44.38  
   
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 - $14,848  
   
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).
)
$47,416 - $121,930  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Staff Scientist Salaries

Biotechnology
up arrow 8%

Research Analysis
up arrow 7%

National Average
$78,000

Molecular Biology
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 19%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 86 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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