Average Research Scientist Salary

$83,371
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$53k
MEDIAN
$83k
90%
$123k

The average salary for a Research Scientist is $83,371

Base Salary
$53k - $123k
Bonus
$1k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$992 - $17k
Total Pay
$50k - $129k
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3.8 out of 5
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Based on 794 responses, the job of Research Scientist has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.75 out of 5. On average, Research Scientists are highly satisfied with their job.