Research Scientist Salaries in Washington, DC Area

1,861 SalariesUpdated Jan 20, 2021

Average Base Pay
$81,967 / yr
6% above national average
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,312
Range$1,678 - $18,022

How much does a Research Scientist make in Washington, DC ?

The average salary for a Research Scientist is $81,967 in Washington, DC . Salaries estimates are based on 1,861 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees in Washington, DC .

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Research Scientist

National Institute of Standards and Technology

$108,122/yr

Range: $71K - $156K

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$108,122/yr
$71K$156K

Research Scientist - Hourly

KT Consulting (Maryland)

$35/hr

Range: $33 - $36

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$33$36
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$76K - $88K
$76K$88K
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$58K - $63K
$58K$63K

Research Scientist

University of Maryland

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$69K - $75K

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$69K - $75K
$69K$75K

Research Scientist - Contractor

NIH

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$80K - $86K

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$80K - $86K
$80K$86K

Research Scientist - Monthly

AstraZeneca

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$10K - $11K

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Research Scientist

Vanderbilt University

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$93K - $101K

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$93K - $101K
$93K$101K

Research Scientist

West Virginia University

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$97K - $106K

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$97K - $106K
$97K$106K

Research Scientist

GeneDx

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$71K - $75K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$71K - $75K
$71K$75K

Research Scientist

Dakota Consulting

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$79K - $84K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$79K - $84K
$79K$84K

Research Scientist

Calibrant Biosystems

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$71K - $77K

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$71K - $77K
$71K$77K

Assistant Research Scientist

University of Maryland

$79,076/yr

Range: $77K - $92K

5 salaries

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$79,076/yr
$77K$92K

Visiting Assistant Research Scientist

University of Maryland

$117,219/yr

Range: $91K - $153K

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$117,219/yr
$91K$153K

Computer and Information Research Scientist

Chakra Consulting

$86,504/yr

Range: $87K - $90K

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$86,504/yr
$87K$90K

Assistant Research Scientist

Johns Hopkins University

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$90K - $98K

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$90K - $98K
$90K$98K

Assistant Research Scientist

National Institute of Standards and Technology

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$49K - $83K

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$49K - $83K
$49K$83K

Research Scientist II

The McConnell Group

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$70K - $76K

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$70K - $76K
$70K$76K
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$62K - $83K
$62K$83K

Senior Research Scientist

Medical Science & Computing

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$102K - $110K

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$102K - $110K
$102K$110K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$100,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $100,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
$10k stock bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $100,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$80,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $80,000 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$95,838
per year
A Support Scientist reported making $95,838 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$126,916
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $126,916 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$40,000
per year
A Marine Scientist reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$75,661
per year
A MSAT Scientist reported making $75,661 per year
Additional Pay
$10 cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$37
hourly
A Scientist reported making $37 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $120,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
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