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Research Scientist Salaries in Los Angeles, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$93,783/yr
7% above national average
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$68K
Low
$94K
Average
$132K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,198
Range$1,890 - $20,091
How much does a Research Scientist make in Los Angeles, CA?

The average salary for a Research Scientist is $93,783 in Los Angeles, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 1,167 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees in Los Angeles, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Caltech (California)
    $92,369/yr
    Range: $53K - $146K
    30 salaries
    $92,369/yr
    $53K$146K
    University of Southern California
    $78,027/yr
    Range: $49K - $177K
    16 salaries
    $78,027/yr
    $49K$177K
    UCLA
    $76,289/yr
    Range: $43K - $104K
    14 salaries
    $76,289/yr
    $43K$104K
    Allergan
    $108,316/yr
    Range: $89K - $113K
    9 salaries
    $108,316/yr
    $89K$113K
    Amgen
    $103,874/yr
    Range: $52K - $123K
    7 salaries
    $103,874/yr
    $52K$123K
    Phenomenex
    $73,119/yr
    Range: $44K - $101K
    7 salaries
    $73,119/yr
    $44K$101K
    Language Weaver
    $135,956/yr
    Range: $122K - $148K
    7 salaries
    $135,956/yr
    $122K$148K

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    NantWorks
    $114,797/yr
    Range: $89K - $129K
    5 salaries
    $114,797/yr
    $89K$129K
    HepaHope
    $68,313/yr
    Range: $65K - $69K
    5 salaries
    $68,313/yr
    $65K$69K
    Lockheed Martin
    $93,418/yr
    Range: $88K - $229K
    4 salaries
    $93,418/yr
    $88K$229K
    NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    $133,000/yr
    Range: $113K - $205K
    4 salaries
    $133,000/yr
    $113K$205K
    HRL Laboratories
    $136,164/yr
    Range: $124K - $157K
    4 salaries
    $136,164/yr
    $124K$157K
    Contour Energy Systems
    $102,546/yr
    Range: $91K - $106K
    4 salaries
    $102,546/yr
    $91K$106K
    Geosemble Technologies
    $101,424/yr
    Range: $101K - $107K
    4 salaries
    $101,424/yr
    $101K$107K
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    $89,875/yr
    Range: $61K - $99K
    3 salaries
    $89,875/yr
    $61K$99K
    Quest Diagnostics
    $76,530/yr
    Range: $52K - $101K
    3 salaries
    $76,530/yr
    $52K$101K
    UC Irvine
    $59,246/yr
    Range: $56K - $65K
    3 salaries
    $59,246/yr
    $56K$65K
    Teledyne Technologies
    $119,263/yr
    Range: $104K - $137K
    3 salaries
    $119,263/yr
    $104K$137K
    University of California
    $55,572/yr
    Range: $51K - $90K
    3 salaries
    $55,572/yr
    $51K$90K
    Brentwood Biomedical Research
    $52,940/yr
    Range: $48K - $64K
    3 salaries
    $52,940/yr
    $48K$64K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $118,895
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $118,895 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $110,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $110,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $108,000
    per year
    A Biological Research Scientist reported making $108,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    Full-time
    10000+ employees
     
    Company - Public
    $109,000
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $109,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    College / University
    $95,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $95,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
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