A Research Scientist in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $80,500 per year.
Research Scientist in Los Angeles, California Total Pay (?
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$47,816 - $110,862
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MEDIAN: $80,499
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$47,816 - $110,862  
   
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$0.00 - $15,383  
Total Pay (?
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$44,588 - $117,885  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%
National Average
$81,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Research Analysis
up arrow 9%
Biotechnology
up arrow 7%
National Average
$81,000
Data Analysis
up arrow 5%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 6%
Clinical Research
up arrow 11%
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Gender
Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%
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