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Staff Scientist Salaries

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36,327 SalariesUpdated Nov 20, 2017
Average Base Pay
$94,480/yr
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$62K
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$94K
Average
$131K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,121
Range$1,895 - $20,096
How much does a Staff Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Staff Scientist is $94,480 in United States. Filter by location to see Staff Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 36,327 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Staff Scientist employees.

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      NIH
      $102,174/yr
      332 salaries
      $102,174/yr
      $64K$170K
      Washington University in St. Louis
      $51,151/yr
      234 salaries
      $51,151/yr
      $44K$70K
      Caltech (California)
      $79,072/yr
      58 salaries
      $79,072/yr
      $50K$119K
      Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
      $77,164/yr
      47 salaries
      $77,164/yr
      $53K$99K
      Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
      $61,056/yr
      46 salaries
      $61,056/yr
      $50K$76K
      The Scripps Research Institute
      $69,076/yr
      44 salaries
      $69,076/yr
      $59K$89K
      Raytheon BBN Technologies
      $90,857/yr
      39 salaries
      $90,857/yr
      $72K$114K

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      Broadcom
      $116,397/yr
      29 salaries
      $116,397/yr
      $108K$129K
      St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
      $72,739/yr
      29 salaries
      $72,739/yr
      $56K$90K
      Thermo Fisher Scientific
      $101,608/yr
      28 salaries
      $101,608/yr
      $79K$136K
      SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
      $9,861/mo
      27 salaries
      $9,861/mo
      $9K$11K
      Environmental Resources Management
      $47,572/yr
      26 salaries
      $47,572/yr
      $40K$58K
      Beckman Research Institute
      $97,520/yr
      24 salaries
      $97,520/yr
      $59K$159K
      Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
      $118,394/yr
      21 salaries
      $118,394/yr
      $99K$132K
      Cardno
      $44,358/yr
      21 salaries
      $44,358/yr
      $36K$50K
      Covance
      $89,720/yr
      20 salaries
      $89,720/yr
      $74K$103K
      Codexis
      $95,619/yr
      20 salaries
      $95,619/yr
      $73K$130K
      City of Hope
      $76,775/yr
      19 salaries
      $76,775/yr
      $56K$158K
      Life Technologies
      $100,256/yr
      18 salaries
      $100,256/yr
      $82K$123K
      Siemens Medical Solutions Health Services
      $110,443/yr
      16 salaries
      $110,443/yr
      $82K$125K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $53,000
      per year
      A Staff Scientist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $53,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      College / University
      $90,000
      per year
      A Staff Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $90,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
      $41,000
      per year
      A Staff Scientist in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $41,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $3k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Philadelphia, PA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $87,655
      per year
      A Staff Scientist in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $87,655 per year
      Additional Pay
      $5 cash bonus
      $2 stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $18
      hourly
      A Staff Scientist in the Providence, RI Area area reported making $18 per hour
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Providence, RI Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
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