Researcher, Scientific Salary

The average salary for a Researcher, Scientific is $60,335 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Object Oriented Programming (OOP) and Project Management. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$34,553 - $120,879
$35K
$63K
$120K
MEDIAN: $63,262
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$12.21 - $41.69
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MEDIAN: $21.37
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$0$121K
Salary $34,553 - $120,879
Bonus $992 - $20,847
Profit Sharing $4,363 - $25,760
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,054 - $121,031
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 799
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $12.21 - $41.69
Hourly Tips $1.20
Overtime $19.31 - $48.94
Annual Data $0$121K
Bonus $992 - $20,847
Profit Sharing $4,363 - $25,760
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,054 - $121,031
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 103

Job Description for Researcher, Scientific

Most of the time, scientific researchers work in scientific laboratories. They may work for universities, private organizations such as pharmaceutical companies, or government agencies. They may be involved in interviewing volunteers who want to be involved in their project as human subjects. They help screen candidates. They recruit and enroll eligible human subjects.

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Researcher, Scientific 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.

Researcher, Scientific Pay By Employer

$0$112K

$53,728

Genentech, Inc.
5 profiles
$104,075

$38,000

Common Career Paths for Researcher, Scientific


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Popular Skills for Researcher, Scientific

Pay by Experience Level for Researcher, Scientific

Pay by Experience for a Researcher, Scientific has a positive trend. An entry-level Researcher, Scientific with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 289 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Researcher, Scientific with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 148 salaries. An experienced Researcher, Scientific which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 93 salaries. A Researcher, Scientific with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,628

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Key Stats for Researcher, Scientific

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 95 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Researcher, Scientific Salaries

▲50%

▲32%

National Average
$62,000

▼2%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Researcher, Scientific Salaries

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
▲26%



National Average
$62,000


Technical Writing
▼11%


Biotechnology
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 14%