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Research Scientist Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$99,809/yr
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$67K
Low
$100K
Average
$139K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,414
Range$1,961 - $21,041
How much does a Research Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Research Scientist is $99,809 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 25,710 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Intel Corporation
      $126,889/yr
      Range: $63K - $205K
      242 salaries
      $126,889/yr
      $63K$205K
      MIT
      $71,597/yr
      Range: $38K - $179K
      229 salaries
      $71,597/yr
      $38K$179K
      Eli Lilly and Company
      $105,802/yr
      Range: $92K - $142K
      139 salaries
      $105,802/yr
      $92K$142K
      University of Virginia
      $51,411/yr
      Range: $43K - $102K
      114 salaries
      $51,411/yr
      $43K$102K
      Research Foundation of State University New York
      $56,790/yr
      Range: $43K - $107K
      102 salaries
      $56,790/yr
      $43K$107K
      The Ohio State University
      $56,303/yr
      Range: $42K - $99K
      93 salaries
      $56,303/yr
      $42K$99K
      MD Anderson Cancer Center
      $57,749/yr
      Range: $51K - $100K
      87 salaries
      $57,749/yr
      $51K$100K

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      Siemens
      $104,768/yr
      Range: $85K - $124K
      84 salaries
      $104,768/yr
      $85K$124K
      Facebook
      $134,061/yr
      Range: $116K - $184K
      82 salaries
      $134,061/yr
      $116K$184K
      Google
      $141,257/yr
      Range: $120K - $185K
      77 salaries
      $141,257/yr
      $120K$185K
      Amazon
      $113,135/yr
      Range: $87K - $141K
      69 salaries
      $113,135/yr
      $87K$141K
      Virginia Tech
      $55,199/yr
      Range: $46K - $89K
      69 salaries
      $55,199/yr
      $46K$89K
      UT Southwestern Medical Center
      $51,659/yr
      Range: $44K - $65K
      64 salaries
      $51,659/yr
      $44K$65K
      Battelle
      $82,540/yr
      Range: $62K - $105K
      64 salaries
      $82,540/yr
      $62K$105K
      DuPont Pioneer
      $98,749/yr
      Range: $76K - $144K
      60 salaries
      $98,749/yr
      $76K$144K
      University of Texas System
      $56,058/yr
      Range: $42K - $109K
      52 salaries
      $56,058/yr
      $42K$109K
      Washington University in St. Louis
      $48,023/yr
      Range: $29K - $71K
      49 salaries
      $48,023/yr
      $29K$71K
      IBM
      $146,845/yr
      Range: $67K - $192K
      48 salaries
      $146,845/yr
      $67K$192K
      University of Washington
      $51,251/yr
      Range: $33K - $90K
      46 salaries
      $51,251/yr
      $33K$90K
      Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene
      $61,005/yr
      Range: $51K - $103K
      46 salaries
      $61,005/yr
      $51K$103K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $75,004
      per year
      A Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $75,004 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $90,000
      per year
      A Scientist in the Albany, NY Area area reported making $90,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Albany, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
      $96,000
      per year
      A Scientist in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $96,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $10k profit sharing
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Philadelphia, PA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $65,000
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $65,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $67,000
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the Trenton, NJ Area area reported making $67,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      Trenton, NJ Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
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