Average Experienced Research Scientist Salary at Stanford University

$79,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Research Scientist at Stanford University is $79,500.
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Job Description for Research Scientist

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.
The top respondents for the job title Research Scientist are from the companies University of Washington (UW), Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp.. Reported salaries are highest at International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. where the average pay is $173,963. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Dow Chemical Co and Amazon.com Inc, earning around $128,973 and $113,425, respectively. University of Washington (UW) pays the lowest at around $69,000. Michelman Inc and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $83,473 and $104,936, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist

An entry-level Research Scientist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,000 based on 8 salaries. An early career Research Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,129 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Research Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,500 based on 9 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 23 survey responses.
Entry Level
34.8%
Early Career
26.1%
Mid Career
39.1%