A Mid-Career Research Scientist earns an average salary of CHF 95,324 per year.

CHF 66,416 - CHF 120,703
CHF 66K
CHF 95K
CHF 120K
MEDIAN: CHF 95,324
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Salary CHF 66,416 - CHF 120,703
Bonus CHF 2,013 - CHF 19,574
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CHF 68,506 - CHF 123,866
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Currency: CHF
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 88

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: CHF 97,570

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Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %
5-9 years
90%
10-19 years
10%

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 62%