How much does a Bioinformatics Research Scientist make?

Updated Aug 16, 2021

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$109,974 /yr
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109 salaries

$84K

Low

$110K

Average

$144K

High

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The national average salary for Bioinformatics Research Scientist is $109,974 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Bioinformatics Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 109 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Bioinformatics Research Scientist employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Research Scientist$97,502 /yr
L3
Senior Research Scientist$117,972 /yr
L4
Leader of Research$169,789 /yr
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Gilead Sciences
3.8

Gilead Sciences

Bioinformatics Research Scientist

$118,436

 /yr
Range: $109K - $130K
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$109K

$130K

$108,808 - $129,740 Range

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
4.5

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Bioinformatics Research Scientist

$123,343

 /yr
Range: $99K - $124K

$99K

$124K

$98,858 - $123,749 Range

Van Andel Research Institute
4.1

Van Andel Research Institute

Bioinformatics Research Scientist
About 

$90K -$100K

$90K

$100K

$90,481 - $100,117 Range

University of Chicago
4.2

University of Chicago

Bioinformatics Research Scientist
About 

$44K -$48K

$44K

$48K

$43,532 - $47,674 Range

University of Virginia
4.3

University of Virginia

Bioinformatics Research Scientist
About 

$108K -$117K

$108K

$117K

$108,110 - $117,388 Range

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
4.2

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Bioinformatics Research Scientist
About 

$67K -$72K

$67K

$72K

$66,906 - $71,729 Range

Center for Infectious Disease Research
3.4

Center for Infectious Disease Research

Bioinformatics Research Scientist
About 

$62K -$67K

$62K

$67K

$62,226 - $67,308 Range

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ABS Global
3.2

ABS Global

Bioinformatics Research Scientist
About 

$84K -$91K

$84K

$91K

$84,246 - $91,297 Range

Researcher

Bioinformatics Research Scientist - Monthly
About 

$5K -$5K

$5K

$5K

$4,835 - $5,182 Range

Gilead Sciences
3.8

Gilead Sciences

Research Scientist - Bioinformatics

$122,942

 /yr
Range: $122K - $124K

$122K

$124K

$121,731 - $123,965 Range

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
4.5

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Senior Bioinformatics Research Scientist

$125,000

 /yr
Range: $112K - $136K

$112K

$136K

$112,450 - $135,674 Range

Pioneer
3.8

Pioneer

Research Scientist - Bioinformatics

$100,938

 /yr
Range: $98K - $106K

$98K

$106K

$97,957 - $105,974 Range

Gilead Sciences
3.8

Gilead Sciences

Bioinformatics Research Scientist I

$137,977

 /yr
Range: $134K - $142K

$134K

$142K

$133,646 - $142,307 Range

George Washington University
4

George Washington University

Bioinformatics Associate Research Scientist
About 

$53K -$58K

$53K

$58K

$52,905 - $57,579 Range

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
4.5

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Bioinformatics Associate Research Scientist
About 

$94K -$143K

$94K

$143K

$94,396 - $143,290 Range

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
4.5

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Research Scientist - Bioinformatics
About 

$143K -$154K

$143K

$154K

$143,058 - $154,151 Range

Kronos Bio

Kronos Bio

Research Scientist - Bioinformatics
About 

$114K -$123K

$114K

$123K

$113,506 - $122,897 Range

Eureka Genomics

Eureka Genomics

Bioinformatics Research Scientist I
About 

$67K -$72K

$67K

$72K

$66,750 - $71,903 Range

Scripps Health
4

Scripps Health

Research Scientist (Bioinformatics)
About 

$96K -$105K

$96K

$105K

$96,337 - $104,727 Range

Timothy Shaw

Senior Bioinformatics Research Scientist
About 

$123K -$134K

$123K

$134K

$122,981 - $133,817 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Bioinformatics Research Scientist salaries

The national average salary for a Bioinformatics Research Scientist is $109,974 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Bioinformatics Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 109 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Bioinformatics Research Scientist employees.

The highest salary for a Bioinformatics Research Scientist in United States is $143,856 per year.

The lowest salary for a Bioinformatics Research Scientist in United States is $84,072 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Bioinformatics Research Scientist or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Bioinformatics Research Scientist.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$76,394
per year
A Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $76,394 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$17
hourly
A Scientist in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$90,000
per year
A Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$72,000
per year
A Social Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $72,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$140,000
per year
A Scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Additional Pay
$21k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$50,000
per year
A Research Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$83,000
per year
A Research Scientist in the Dayton, OH Area area reported making $83,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Dayton, OH Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$61,593
per year
A Scientist in the Fresno, CA Area area reported making $61,593 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Fresno, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$110,000
per year
A Scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
$195,000
per year
An Earth Scientist in the New Orleans, LA Area area reported making $195,000 per year
Additional Pay
$30k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New Orleans, LA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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