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Research Scientist Salaries in Boston, MA Area

3,515 SalariesUpdated Nov 29, 2020

Average Base Pay
$87,550 / yr
13% above national average
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,993
Range$1,947 - $19,174

How much does a Research Scientist make in Boston, MA?

The average salary for a Research Scientist is $87,550 in Boston, MA. Salaries estimates are based on 3,515 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees in Boston, MA.

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Research Scientist

MIT

$74,895/yr

Range: $53K - $199K

304 salaries

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$74,895/yr
$53K$199K

Research Scientist

The Broad Institute

$90,548/yr

Range: $83K - $104K

28 salaries

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$90,548/yr
$83K$104K

Research Scientist

Amazon

$117,614/yr

Range: $118K - $148K

22 salaries

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$117,614/yr
$118K$148K

Research Scientist

Schlumberger

$103,575/yr

Range: $93K - $147K

20 salaries

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$103,575/yr
$93K$147K

Research Scientist

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

$110,518/yr

Range: $104K - $132K

15 salaries

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$110,518/yr
$104K$132K

Research Scientist

Raytheon BBN Technologies

$137,143/yr

Range: $111K - $164K

13 salaries

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$137,143/yr
$111K$164K

Research Scientist

Philips

$117,911/yr

Range: $112K - $134K

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Research Scientist

Novartis

$96,669/yr

Range: $73K - $114K

8 salaries

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$96,669/yr
$73K$114K

Research Scientist

Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories

$124,093/yr

Range: $113K - $163K

8 salaries

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$124,093/yr
$113K$163K

Research Scientist

Mitsubishi Electric

$115,013/yr

Range: $108K - $131K

7 salaries

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$115,013/yr
$108K$131K

Research Scientist

Pfizer

$98,150/yr

Range: $82K - $132K

5 salaries

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$98,150/yr
$82K$132K

Research Scientist

GNS Healthcare

$109,221/yr

Range: $87K - $133K

5 salaries

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$109,221/yr
$87K$133K

Research Scientist

Harvard University

$82,494/yr

Range: $61K - $92K

4 salaries

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$82,494/yr
$61K$92K

Research Scientist

ARIAD Pharmaceuticals 2666

$85,046/yr

Range: $66K - $91K

4 salaries

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$85,046/yr
$66K$91K

Research Scientist

Boston Biomedical, Inc.

$75,407/yr

Range: $65K - $86K

4 salaries

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$75,407/yr
$65K$86K
$5,044/mo
$3K$7K

Research Scientist

Biogen

$110,225/yr

Range: $105K - $127K

3 salaries

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$110,225/yr
$105K$127K
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$136K - $162K
$136K$162K

Research Scientist

Facebook

About
$148K - $168K

2 salaries

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$148K - $168K
$148K$168K
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$46 - $51hourly
$46$51
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$73,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $73,000 per year
Job Highlights
Full-time
51 to 200 employees
 
Company - Private
$110,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $110,000 per year
Additional Pay
$7k cash bonus
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5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $100,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Self-Employed
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
$55,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$155,151
per year
A Scientist reported making $155,151 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
$1k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
$50,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$105,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $105,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
Full-time
1 to 50 employees
 
Company - Private
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