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Scientist Salaries

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36,940 SalariesUpdated Feb 22, 2018
Average Base Pay
$83,402/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$55K
Low
$83K
Average
$121K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,481
Range$1,770 - $18,492
How much does a Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Scientist is $83,402 in United States. Filter by location to see Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 36,940 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Scientist employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Low
      High
      Amgen
      $107,854/yr
      Range: $69K - $139K
      203 salaries
      $107,854
      $69K$139K
      Pfizer
      $89,966/yr
      Range: $63K - $113K
      105 salaries
      $89,966
      $63K$113K
      Genentech
      $132,539/yr
      Range: $104K - $167K
      98 salaries
      $132,539
      $104K$167K
      Merck
      $81,796/yr
      Range: $60K - $103K
      94 salaries
      $81,796
      $60K$103K
      Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
      $95,427/yr
      Range: $81K - $121K
      56 salaries
      $95,427
      $81K$121K
      Pharmaceutical Product Development
      $21/hr
      Range: $19 - $26
      55 salaries
      $21
      $19$26
      Pharmaceutical Product Development
      $48,954/yr
      Range: $38K - $82K
      50 salaries
      $48,954
      $38K$82K

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      Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
      $22/hr
      Range: $16 - $31
      44 salaries
      $22
      $16$31
      Allergan
      $96,330/yr
      Range: $50K - $114K
      38 salaries
      $96,330
      $50K$114K
      Johnson & Johnson
      $95,138/yr
      Range: $60K - $128K
      37 salaries
      $95,138
      $60K$128K
      Frontage Laboratories
      $59,764/yr
      Range: $42K - $93K
      36 salaries
      $59,764
      $42K$93K
      Catalent Pharma
      $64,423/yr
      Range: $48K - $93K
      31 salaries
      $64,423
      $48K$93K
      Raytheon BBN Technologies
      $114,760/yr
      Range: $106K - $124K
      31 salaries
      $114,760
      $106K$124K
      Henry M. Jackson Foundation
      $86,472/yr
      Range: $65K - $115K
      29 salaries
      $86,472
      $65K$115K
      GlaxoSmithKline
      $74,160/yr
      Range: $56K - $93K
      29 salaries
      $74,160
      $56K$93K
      Procter & Gamble
      $97,821/yr
      Range: $71K - $111K
      26 salaries
      $97,821
      $71K$111K
      Adobe
      $118,163/yr
      Range: $100K - $143K
      26 salaries
      $118,163
      $100K$143K
      Los Alamos National Laboratory
      $111,929/yr
      Range: $73K - $147K
      25 salaries
      $111,929
      $73K$147K
      Roche
      $83,406/yr
      Range: $56K - $130K
      24 salaries
      $83,406
      $56K$130K
      Merrimack Pharmaceuticals
      $88,988/yr
      Range: $80K - $101K
      21 salaries
      $88,988
      $80K$101K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $47,000
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the Buffalo, NY Area area reported making $47,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Buffalo, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $27
      hourly
      A Scientist in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $27 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Philadelphia, PA Area area
      Contract
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $93,200
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $93,200 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $85,344
      per year
      A Scientist in the Madison, WI Area area reported making $85,344 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Madison, WI Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $50,000
      per year
      A Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $50,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
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