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Scientist Salaries in Washington, DC Area

1,861 SalariesUpdated Jan 21, 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 Scientist make in Washington, DC ?

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

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Research Scientist$82K

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AstraZeneca

$107,500/yr

Range: $84K - $115K

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$107,500/yr
$84K$115K

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Meso Scale Diagnostics

$96,835/yr

Range: $63K - $110K

4 salaries

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$96,835/yr
$63K$110K

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Emergent BioSolutions

$81,305/yr

Range: $80K - $123K

3 salaries

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$81,305/yr
$80K$123K

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NIH

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$94K - $113K

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$94K - $113K
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GeneDx

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$19 - $215hourly

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$19 - $215hourly
$19$215

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Amplimmune

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$63K - $96K

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$63K - $96K
$63K$96K

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Wellstat Diagnostics

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$94K - $112K

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Salubris Biotherapeutics

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$82K - $94K

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$82K - $94K
$82K$94K

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BioVeris

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$90K - $98K

2 salaries

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

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Merck

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$101K - $109K

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$101K - $109K
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AstraZeneca

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$42 - $45hourly

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$42 - $45hourly
$42$45

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Eurofins Scientific

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$20 - $22hourly

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$20 - $22hourly
$20$22

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Utah State University

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$95K - $102K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$95K - $102K
$95K$102K

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National Institute of Standards and Technology

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$88K - $95K

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National Institute of Standards and Technology

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$59 - $63hourly

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$59 - $63hourly
$59$63

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Novavax

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$96K - $104K

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$96K - $104K
$96K$104K

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Medical Science & Computing

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$82K - $88K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$82K - $88K
$82K$88K

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Human Genome Sciences

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$86K - $93K

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$86K - $93K
$86K$93K

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Smithers Group

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$52K - $55K

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$52K - $55K
$52K$55K

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MSD

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$90K - $96K

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent 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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