Working as a Research Scientist

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Research Scientist Ratings

23K Research Scientist reviews for 6K companies

Work/Life Balance
3.7 ★
Compensation & Benefits
3.5 ★
Career Opportunity
3.5 ★
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20K Research Scientist Jobs

Research Scientist Reviews

What do Research Scientist professionals have to say about their job? Read through 23K Research Scientist reviews for 6K companies.
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Social Scientist
Nov 18, 2021

“I also enjoy the education and training funding opportunities.”

European Space AgencyEuropean Space Agency
Research Scientist
Jan 26, 2022

“Very happy to work on innovative projects”

Aug 5, 2022

“Good people with happy attitude”

Senior Scientist
Jan 13, 2022

“monetary perks like occasional free lunch or happy hours.”

Scientist Innovator
Jan 4, 2023

“happy place to work.”

Cayman Chemical CompanyCayman Chemical Company
Associate Scientist
Apr 28, 2022

“I will be so happy once I find a new place to work”

Autonomy Scientist
Feb 8, 2022

“I feel happy to work here”

Jacobs EngineeringJacobs Engineering
Sep 1, 2021

“Wasn't a happy place to work.”

Top Companies for Research Scientist

University of Washington
University of Washington
4.2 ★
2K Jobs
5K Reviews
12K Salaries

As one of the most innovative universities in the world, the University of Washington hires people who constantly seek new ways to advance the public good. Our more than 31,000 employees are driven to become a part of something greater than themselves by creating student access to excellent higher education, conducting ground-breaking research, offering life-saving patient care, and serving people in Washington and around the world.  A university committed to advancing inclusion and operating sustainably, the UW is consistently honored as a “Great College to Work For” and ranked #5 on Forbes’ “Best Employers in Washington” list. The UW was founded in 1861 and provides world-renowned education to more than 54,000 students each year. We have schools and research programs on our Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma campuses, and offer cutting-edge medical care at our Montlake, Northwest and Harborview Medical Centers in Seattle, Valley Medical Center in Renton, and clinics throughout the region. The UW is the 5th largest employer in the state of Washington, sustaining one out of every 37 jobs, and has an economic impact exceeding $15 billion per year.

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