Mid-Career Staff Scientist Salary

Mid-Career Staff Scientists pull down an average of $83K per year. In the world of Mid-Career Staff Scientists, total cash compensation can vary between $50K and $125K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $15K and $25K, respectively. Mid-Career Staff Scientists who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 64 percent. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,377 - $122,034
$51K
$83K
$120K
MEDIAN: $83,142
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$18.92 - $35.89
$19
$25
$36
MEDIAN: $24.79
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,377 - $122,034  
   
Bonus
$1,034 - $14,681  
Profit Sharing
$1,949 - $24,832  
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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$50,179 - $125,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 266
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.92 - $35.89  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,034 - $14,681  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,949 - $24,832  
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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$50,179 - $125,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Key Stats for Staff Scientist

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
5-9 years
75%
10-19 years
25%
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Skills That Affect Staff Scientist Salaries

Material Science
▲19%

Product Development
▲18%

Data Analysis
▲2%

Biotechnology
▲2%

Research Analysis
▲1%

Software Development
▲1%

National Average
$83,000

Project Management
▼1%

Molecular Biology
▼9%

Environmental Compliance
▼18%

Regulatory Compliance
▼29%

Environmental Consulting
▼39%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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