How much does a Applications Scientist make?

Updated Jun 15, 2021

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$87,929 /yr
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196 salaries

$63K

Low

$88K

Average

$122K

High

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The national average salary for a Applications Scientist is $87,929 in United States. Filter by location to see Applications Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 196 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Applications Scientist employees.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific
3.8

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Applications Scientist

$74,013

 /yr
Range: $66K - $112K
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$66K

$112K

$66,172 - $111,794 Range

Bruker
3.5

Bruker

Applications Scientist

$88,713

 /yr
Range: $75K - $132K

$75K

$132K

$75,000 - $132,258 Range

Nanometrics
3.4

Nanometrics

Applications Scientist

$100,617

 /yr
Range: $90K - $115K

$90K

$115K

$90,027 - $114,681 Range

PerkinElmer
3.7

PerkinElmer

Applications Scientist

$86,150

 /yr
Range: $53K - $129K

$53K

$129K

$53,425 - $128,724 Range

Agilent Technologies
4.3

Agilent Technologies

Applications Scientist

$115,766

 /yr
Range: $73K - $152K

$73K

$152K

$73,338 - $151,707 Range

Croda
3.4

Croda

Applications Scientist

$76,226

 /yr
Range: $56K - $95K

$56K

$95K

$56,349 - $95,303 Range

Illumina
4

Illumina

Applications Scientist

$92,894

 /yr
Range: $88K - $107K

$88K

$107K

$88,255 - $107,092 Range

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Wyatt Technology
3.7

Wyatt Technology

Applications Scientist

$80,433

 /yr
Range: $63K - $111K

$63K

$111K

$63,419 - $111,165 Range

OpenEye Scientific Software
5

OpenEye Scientific Software

Applications Scientist

$108,811

 /yr
Range: $101K - $118K

$101K

$118K

$100,822 - $117,762 Range

Biophotonic Solutions
4

Biophotonic Solutions

Applications Scientist

$79,139

 /yr
Range: $71K - $89K

$71K

$89K

$71,028 - $89,191 Range

Molecular Devices
3.1

Molecular Devices

Applications Scientist

$110,178

 /yr
Range: $98K - $123K

$98K

$123K

$98,308 - $122,845 Range

Rudolph Technologies
3.5

Rudolph Technologies

Applications Scientist

$104,471

 /yr
Range: $98K - $114K

$98K

$114K

$97,593 - $113,975 Range

Schrödinger
4.9

Schrödinger

Applications Scientist

$100,489

 /yr
Range: $95K - $124K

$95K

$124K

$94,875 - $123,517 Range

BD
3.9

BD

Applications Scientist

$111,343

 /yr
Range: $102K - $119K

$102K

$119K

$102,217 - $118,603 Range

Lubrizol
4

Lubrizol

Applications Scientist

$100,402

 /yr
Range: $99K - $114K

$99K

$114K

$99,220 - $114,161 Range

SCIEX
3.4

SCIEX

Applications Scientist

$114,988

 /yr
Range: $103K - $115K

$103K

$115K

$103,400 - $115,325 Range

Rigaku Americas
3.2

Rigaku Americas

Applications Scientist

$85,460

 /yr
Range: $79K - $121K

$79K

$121K

$79,206 - $120,851 Range

Eastman
3.9

Eastman

Applications Scientist

$111,385

 /yr
Range: $88K - $118K

$88K

$118K

$88,298 - $118,371 Range

Advion
4.4

Advion

Applications Scientist

$100,085

 /yr
Range: $99K - $107K

$99K

$107K

$98,823 - $107,237 Range

Horiba Instruments
3.8

Horiba Instruments

Applications Scientist

$82,182

 /yr
Range: $68K - $92K

$68K

$92K

$68,148 - $92,277 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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$116,000
per year
A Field Applications Scientist in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $116,000 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$110,000
per year
A Field Applications Scientist in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Jacksonville, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$145,000
per year
A Field Applications Scientist in the Fort Collins, CO Area area reported making $145,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Fort Collins, CO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Field Applications Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$92,000
per year
A Field Applications Scientist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $92,000 per year
Additional Pay
$17k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$80,200
per year
A Field Applications Scientist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $80,200 per year
Additional Pay
$36k commissions
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$85,000
per year
A Field Applications Scientist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Additional Pay
$25k commissions
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$56,500
per year
An Application Scientist in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $56,500 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$85,000
per year
An Applications Scientist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public