$76,398
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$5,881

Profit Sharing

$2,500

The average salary for a Staff Scientist is $77,169 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Image Processing, Material Science, Product Development, Software Development, and Biotechnology. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$43,836 - $123,117
$44K
$76K
$120K
MEDIAN: $76,398
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50%
90%

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$15.28 - $33.85
$15
$20
$34
MEDIAN: $20.39
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90%

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$0$125K
Salary $43,836 - $123,117
Bonus $988 - $15,204
Profit Sharing $677 - $10,304
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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$41,141 - $125,541
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,461
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $15.28 - $33.85
Overtime $17.96 - $37.52
Annual Data $0$125K
Bonus $988 - $15,204
Profit Sharing $677 - $10,304
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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$41,141 - $125,541
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 144

Job Description for Staff Scientist

The responsibilities of staff scientists include collaborating with and guiding coworkers, overseeing projects and activities, and creating and reviewing procedures. Staff scientists also manage transfers and activities of other labs, perform tests, research, read and communicate data analysis, and complete other duties as assigned.

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Staff Scientist Tasks

  • Develop and conduct scientific research projects with minimal supervision.
  • Accurately document and publish scientific findings.
  • Manage the technical, budgetary, and scheduling aspects of scientific research projects.

Staff Scientist Pay By Employer

$0$140K

$102,478

$91,843

$85,732

$99,258

$41,965

$97,500

$75,923

$40,526

Eurofins
3 profiles
$60,000

Common Career Paths for Staff Scientist


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Staff Scientist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Staff Scientist

Pay by Experience Level for Staff Scientist

Pay by Experience for a Staff Scientist has a positive trend. An entry-level Staff Scientist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 445 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Staff Scientist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 272 salaries. An experienced Staff Scientist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 169 salaries. A Staff Scientist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 60 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $73,051

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Key Stats for Staff Scientist

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 234 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Staff Scientist Salaries

▲41%

▲23%

▲14%

National Average
$73,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Staff Scientist Salaries

Image Processing
▲83%




▲13%


Chemistry
▲9%


National Average
$73,000


Statistical Analysis
▼2%






Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 234 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 6%