Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Senior Research Scientists in Boston, Mass. take home approximately $98K annually on average. There are more male Senior Research Scientists in Boston than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 67 percent. Most receive medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$63,616 - $141,672
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MEDIAN: $96,532
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$0$157K
Salary $63,616 - $141,672
Bonus $4,919 - $19,574
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$63,616 - $157,351
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) Job Listings

Key Stats for Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type)

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Mid-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$98,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Project Management
▲18%

Statistical Analysis
▲18%

Data Analysis
▲12%

Product Development
▲10%

Material Science
▲2%

Research Analysis
▲2%

National Average
$98,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 9%