A Research Scientist earns an average salary of €46,734 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

€25,703 - €69,472
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€47K
€69K
MEDIAN: €46,734
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Salary €25,703 - €69,472
Bonus €1,454 - €7,728
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€25,816 - €72,780
  • Country: Belgium
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 13 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 67

Job Description for Research Scientist

A research scientist is a scientist who works primarily with gathering knowledge and understanding research. While many scientists are employed in applied scientific fields that involve development and design work, a research scientist typically can be found in academic settings or similar areas. Because these scientists are engaged in pure research work that may not have immediate application in the business or consumer world, they tend to rely on grants and funding from academic and charitable foundations. Research scientists typically perform experiments, make observations, and create detailed papers of their findings for peer review and publishing.

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Research Scientist Tasks

  • Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge, and publish findings in professional journals, books, and/or electronic media.
  • Keep abreast of developments in their field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Write grant proposals to procure external research funding.

Research Scientist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: €46,737

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

▲12%

▲11%

National Average
€47,000

▼5%

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 19%