How much does a Associate Research Scientist make?

Updated May 8, 2021

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$68,757 /yr
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2,433 salaries

$49K

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$69K

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$96K

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The national average salary for a Associate Research Scientist is $68,757 in United States. Filter by location to see Associate Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,433 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Associate Research Scientist employees.

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Associate Research Scientist$68,757 /yr
L3
Senior Research Scientist$113,647 /yr
L4
Leader of Research$129,781 /yr
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Yale University
4.5

Yale University

Associate Research Scientist

$60,021

 /yr
Range: $29K - $134K
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$29K

$134K

$29,236 - $134,217 Range

Columbia University
4.2

Columbia University

Associate Research Scientist

$65,375

 /yr
Range: $51K - $164K

$51K

$164K

$50,718 - $163,589 Range

Columbia International University
3.6

Columbia International University

Associate Research Scientist

$62,900

 /yr
Range: $53K - $158K

$53K

$158K

$52,722 - $158,165 Range

Dow
4

Dow

Associate Research Scientist

$126,601

 /yr
Range: $15K - $169K

$15K

$169K

$14,729 - $168,974 Range

Northeastern University
4.3

Northeastern University

Associate Research Scientist

$68,135

 /yr
Range: $55K - $95K

$55K

$95K

$54,862 - $94,985 Range

Educational Testing Service
3.5

Educational Testing Service

Associate Research Scientist

$110,368

 /yr
Range: $92K - $204K

$92K

$204K

$91,950 - $203,858 Range

The Jackson Laboratory
3.9

The Jackson Laboratory

Associate Research Scientist

$73,603

 /yr
Range: $60K - $115K

$60K

$115K

$60,001 - $114,791 Range

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Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
4.5

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Associate Research Scientist

$46,135

 /yr
Range: $44K - $50K

$44K

$50K

$44,213 - $49,535 Range

Columbia University Medical Center
3.8

Columbia University Medical Center

Associate Research Scientist

$67,122

 /yr
Range: $56K - $103K

$56K

$103K

$56,268 - $103,072 Range

Philip Morris USA
4.1

Philip Morris USA

Associate Research Scientist

$96,077

 /yr
Range: $90K - $117K

$90K

$117K

$90,238 - $117,478 Range

Yale School of Medicine
4.2

Yale School of Medicine

Associate Research Scientist

$63,204

 /yr
Range: $56K - $135K

$56K

$135K

$55,766 - $135,000 Range

Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute
2

Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute

Associate Research Scientist

$66,581

 /yr
Range: $51K - $161K

$51K

$161K

$50,827 - $160,776 Range

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
3.8

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Associate Research Scientist

$57,892

 /yr
Range: $39K - $127K

$39K

$127K

$39,050 - $127,165 Range

NWT

Associate Research Scientist

$56,414

 /yr
Range: $41K - $101K

$41K

$101K

$40,614 - $101,364 Range

Simons Foundation
4

Simons Foundation

Associate Research Scientist

$142,057

 /yr
Range: $134K - $165K

$134K

$165K

$134,089 - $165,004 Range

Yale University
4.5

Yale University

Associate Research Scientist - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $13 - $65

$13

$65

$13 - $65 Range

Metropolitan Museum of Art
3.5

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Associate Research Scientist

$102,445

 /yr
Range: $94K - $120K

$94K

$120K

$93,748 - $120,000 Range

Precision Medicine Group
3

Precision Medicine Group

Associate Research Scientist

$81,747

 /yr
Range: $72K - $95K

$72K

$95K

$72,238 - $95,000 Range

inVentiv Health Clinical
3.2

inVentiv Health Clinical

Associate Research Scientist

$56,160

 /yr
Range: $53K - $60K

$53K

$60K

$53,194 - $59,838 Range

NMC
3.4

NMC

Associate Research Scientist - Hourly

$39

 /hr
Range: $30 - $46

$30

$46

$30 - $46 Range

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The average salary for a Associate Research Scientist is $68,757 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 2433 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Associate Research Scientist employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Associate Research Scientist in United States is $96,459 per year.

The lowest salary for a Associate Research Scientist in United States is $49,011 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$82,000
per year
An Associate Scientist II in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $82,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$50,000
per year
An Associate Scientist in the Portland, ME Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Portland, ME Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$76,000
per year
An Associate Scientist II in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $76,000 per year
Additional Pay
$4k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$33
hourly
An Associate Scientist III in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $33 per hour
Additional Pay
$600 cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$55,000
per year
An Associate Scientist in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
$30
hourly
An Associate Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$46,000
per year
An Associate Scientist I in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $46,000 per year
Job Highlights
Kansas City, MO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$90,948
per year
An Associate Scientist in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $90,948 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Indianapolis, IN Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$21
hourly
An Associate Scientist in the Madison, WI Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Madison, WI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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