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Research Scientist Salaries in Boston, MA

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3,368 SalariesUpdated Feb 19, 2018
Average Base Pay
$93,294/yr
12% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$67K
Low
$93K
Average
$127K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,331
Range$2,017 - $20,071
How much does a Research Scientist make in Boston, MA?

The average salary for a Research Scientist is $93,294 in Boston, MA. Salaries estimates are based on 3,368 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees in Boston, MA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    MIT
    $74,193/yr
    Range: $37K - $184K
    213 salaries
    $74,193
    $37K$184K
    Schlumberger
    $99,952/yr
    Range: $91K - $110K
    25 salaries
    $99,952
    $91K$110K
    Boston University
    $55,718/yr
    Range: $42K - $75K
    23 salaries
    $55,718
    $42K$75K
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    $78,961/yr
    Range: $66K - $106K
    23 salaries
    $78,961
    $66K$106K
    Harvard University
    $78,994/yr
    Range: $50K - $110K
    21 salaries
    $78,994
    $50K$110K
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    $67,462/yr
    Range: $39K - $146K
    19 salaries
    $67,462
    $39K$146K
    Raytheon BBN Technologies
    $125,406/yr
    Range: $103K - $152K
    13 salaries
    $125,406
    $103K$152K

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    Pfizer
    $96,507/yr
    Range: $76K - $122K
    7 salaries
    $96,507
    $76K$122K
    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    $66,583/yr
    Range: $51K - $80K
    7 salaries
    $66,583
    $51K$80K
    The Broad Institute
    $89,661/yr
    Range: $84K - $97K
    7 salaries
    $89,661
    $84K$97K
    Mitsubishi Electric
    $108,356/yr
    Range: $99K - $121K
    7 salaries
    $108,356
    $99K$121K
    Liberty Mutual Insurance
    $104,243/yr
    Range: $100K - $109K
    6 salaries
    $104,243
    $100K$109K
    Philips
    $112,494/yr
    Range: $105K - $130K
    6 salaries
    $112,494
    $105K$130K
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    $25/hr
    Range: $24 - $27
    5 salaries
    $25
    $24$27
    Vertex Pharmaceuticals
    $105,575/yr
    Range: $90K - $122K
    5 salaries
    $105,575
    $90K$122K
    Boston Biomedical
    $69,566/yr
    Range: $60K - $80K
    5 salaries
    $69,566
    $60K$80K
    Merck
    $95,467/yr
    Range: $65K - $138K
    4 salaries
    $95,467
    $65K$138K
    $39
    $32$45
    University of Massachusetts
    $55,504/yr
    Range: $46K - $67K
    4 salaries
    $55,504
    $46K$67K
    ARIAD Pharmaceuticals 2666
    $75,448/yr
    Range: $60K - $84K
    4 salaries
    $75,448
    $60K$84K

    Recent Salary Reports

    Below are the most recent Research Scientist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

    $100,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $100,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Public
    $90,000
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $90,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $5k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $56,000
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $56,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Government
    $89,500
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $89,500 per year
    Additional Pay
    $7k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $95,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $95,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
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