Average Researcher, Scientific Salary

$66,436
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$8,354
Bonus
$8,000
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The average salary for a Researcher, Scientific is $66,436.
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$37k
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$66k
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$127k
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What Do Researcher, Scientifics Do?

Job Satisfaction for Researcher, Scientific

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The top respondents for the job title Researcher, Scientific are from the companies University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Genentech, Inc. and University of Minnesota. Reported salaries are highest at Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. where the average pay is $100,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Genentech, Inc. and Battelle Memorial Institute, earning around $98,750 and $65,000, respectively. University of Minnesota pays the lowest at around $35,159. University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and Procter & Gamble Co also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $49,435 and $54,800, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Researcher, Scientifics?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Researcher, Scientifics?

An entry-level Researcher, Scientific with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,799 based on 79 salaries. An early career Researcher, Scientific with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,283 based on 372 salaries. A mid-career Researcher, Scientific with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,475 based on 215 salaries. An experienced Researcher, Scientific with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,273 based on 158 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,872.
Employees with Researcher, Scientific in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 49.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (14.4% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (10.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (39.8% less), Birmingham, Alabama (22.9% less) and New York, New York (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 882 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.0%
Early Career
42.2%
Mid Career
24.4%
Experienced
17.9%
Late Career
6.6%

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