Average Research Scientist Salary at University of Washington (UW)

$55,023
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The average salary for a Research Scientist at University of Washington (UW) is $55,023.
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$81k
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Job Description for Research Scientist

The top respondents for the job title Research Scientist are from the companies Amazon.com Inc, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. and Merck & Co., Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. where the average pay is $154,452. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, earning around $119,114 and $100,178, respectively. Eurofins pays the lowest at around $53,283. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. and Merck & Co., Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $75,076 and $82,555, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Research Scientist

Skills in Research Analysis, Data Analysis and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Biotechnology and Molecular Biology.

Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist

An early career Research Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,513 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Research Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,869 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,244 based on 15 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 49 survey responses.
Early Career
38.8%
Mid Career
30.6%
Experienced
30.6%