How much does a Research Scientist make in New Brunswick, NJ?

Updated May 8, 2021

Industry

Employer Size

Experience

$92,621 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,416 salaries

$53K

Low

$93K

Average

$163K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$8,262Range$1,808 - $37,746
The average salary for a Research Scientist is $92,621 in New Brunswick, NJ. Salaries estimates are based on 1,416 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees in New Brunswick, NJ.

Seniority Levels

L2
Research Scientist$92,621 /yr
L3
Senior Research Scientist$105,397 /yr
L4
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$98,498

per year

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$68,105

per year

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$65,140

per year

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$114,035

per year

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Rutgers University
4.2

Rutgers University

Research Scientist

$89,212

 /yr
Range: $33K - $114K
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$33K

$114K

$32,526 - $114,055 Range

PPD
4

PPD

Research Scientist

$91,728

 /yr
Range: $84K - $106K

$84K

$106K

$83,824 - $106,225 Range

Johnson & Johnson
4.2

Johnson & Johnson

Research Scientist
About 

$75K -$85K

$75K

$85K

$75,388 - $84,658 Range

Bristol Myers Squibb
4.1

Bristol Myers Squibb

Research Scientist - Contractor
About 

$80K -$97K

$80K

$97K

$80,037 - $96,892 Range

Netchem

Research Scientist
About 

$56K -$71K

$56K

$71K

$56,201 - $70,519 Range

AT&T
3.6

AT&T

Research Scientist
About 

$183K -$199K

$183K

$199K

$182,934 - $199,087 Range

Merck
4.2

Merck

Research Scientist
About 

$78K -$84K

$78K

$84K

$77,952 - $84,153 Range

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MIT
4.5

MIT

Research Scientist
About 

$69K -$75K

$69K

$75K

$68,978 - $74,603 Range

Rutgers University
4.2

Rutgers University

Research Scientist - Hourly
About 

$32 -$35

 hourly

$32

$35

$32 - $35 Range

Boehringer Ingelheim
4.1

Boehringer Ingelheim

Research Scientist
About 

$109K -$119K

$109K

$119K

$109,266 - $119,084 Range

Colgate-Palmolive
4.2

Colgate-Palmolive

Research Scientist
About 

$80K -$85K

$80K

$85K

$79,520 - $85,482 Range

Sun Pharma
3.4

Sun Pharma

Research Scientist
About 

$51K -$55K

$51K

$55K

$51,301 - $54,643 Range

ASAP Solutions
3.8

ASAP Solutions

Research Scientist - Hourly
About 

$31 -$33

 hourly

$31

$33

$31 - $33 Range

Insmed
3.7

Insmed

Research Scientist
About 

$161K -$176K

$161K

$176K

$160,980 - $175,818 Range

XenoBiotic Laboratories
2.6

XenoBiotic Laboratories

Research Scientist
About 

$76K -$82K

$76K

$82K

$76,088 - $82,269 Range

Anichem
3.6

Anichem

Research Scientist
About 

$66K -$72K

$66K

$72K

$65,559 - $72,003 Range

PBL Assay Science
4.7

PBL Assay Science

Research Scientist
About 

$47K -$51K

$47K

$51K

$46,668 - $50,882 Range

Bristol Myers Squibb
4.1

Bristol Myers Squibb

Research Scientist I

$96,948

 /yr
Range: $71K - $130K

$71K

$130K

$70,705 - $130,126 Range

Bristol Myers Squibb
4.1

Bristol Myers Squibb

Senior Research Scientist

$134,059

 /yr
Range: $118K - $144K

$118K

$144K

$117,765 - $143,881 Range

Wipro
3.4

Wipro

Data Scientist
About 

$121K -$133K

$121K

$133K

$121,104 - $132,806 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Research Scientist salaries

The average salary for a Research Scientist is $92,621 in New Brunswick, NJ. Salaries estimates are based on 1416 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees in New Brunswick, NJ.

The highest salary for a Research Scientist in New Brunswick, NJ is $162,531 per year.

The lowest salary for a Research Scientist in New Brunswick, NJ is $52,782 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$58,222
per year
A Scientist reported making $58,222 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$86,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $86,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$124,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $124,000 per year
Additional Pay
$14k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$50
hourly
A Scientist reported making $50 per hour
Job Highlights
Part-time
1 to 50 employees
 
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $100,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$80,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$85,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$175,000
per year
A People Research Scientist reported making $175,000 per year
Additional Pay
$30k cash bonus
$75k stock bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$75,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $75,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$90,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public