Research Scientist Salaries

32,634 SalariesUpdated Sep 28, 2020

Average Base Pay
$77,173 / yr
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The national average salary for a Research Scientist is $77,173 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 32,634 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees.

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Research Scientist

Facebook

$158,032/yr

Range: $142K - $283K

709 salaries

$158,032/yr
$142K$283K

Research Scientist

Intel Corporation

$139,761/yr

Range: $29K - $205K

376 salaries

$139,761/yr
$29K$205K

Research Scientist

MIT

$74,860/yr

Range: $41K - $196K

322 salaries

$74,860/yr
$41K$196K

Research Scientist

Amazon

$117,510/yr

Range: $13K - $163K

192 salaries

$117,510/yr
$13K$163K

Research Scientist

Eli Lilly and Company

$118,836/yr

Range: $98K - $138K

185 salaries

$118,836/yr
$98K$138K

Research Scientist

NVIDIA

$161,379/yr

Range: $132K - $182K

180 salaries

$161,379/yr
$132K$182K

Research Scientist

University of Virginia

$56,047/yr

Range: $46K - $111K

141 salaries

$56,047/yr
$46K$111K

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Research Scientist

Google

$151,689/yr

Range: $128K - $263K

119 salaries

$151,689/yr
$128K$263K

Research Scientist

Research Foundation of State University New York

$62,543/yr

Range: $46K - $98K

117 salaries

$62,543/yr
$46K$98K

Research Scientist

The Ohio State University

$60,080/yr

Range: $46K - $122K

108 salaries

$60,080/yr
$46K$122K

Research Scientist

MD Anderson Cancer Center

$62,323/yr

Range: $52K - $103K

108 salaries

$62,323/yr
$52K$103K

Research Scientist

AMRI

$50,329/yr

Range: $44K - $60K

103 salaries

$50,329/yr
$44K$60K

Research Scientist

University of Washington

$47,199/yr

Range: $35K - $104K

102 salaries

$47,199/yr
$35K$104K

Research Scientist

Georgia Tech

$57,633/yr

Range: $32K - $91K

92 salaries

$57,633/yr
$32K$91K

Research Scientist

Siemens

$111,902/yr

Range: $97K - $134K

91 salaries

$111,902/yr
$97K$134K

Research Scientist

UT Southwestern Medical Center

$56,501/yr

Range: $46K - $70K

87 salaries

$56,501/yr
$46K$70K

Research Scientist

The University of Texas Medical Branch

$53,212/yr

Range: $45K - $76K

83 salaries

$53,212/yr
$45K$76K

Research Scientist

Bristol Myers Squibb

$93,000/yr

Range: $77K - $131K

79 salaries

$93,000/yr
$77K$131K

Research Scientist

KLA

$125,143/yr

Range: $102K - $185K

79 salaries

$125,143/yr
$102K$185K

Research Scientist

Battelle

$88,380/yr

Range: $69K - $113K

77 salaries

$88,380/yr
$69K$113K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$75,000
per year
A Research Scientist in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Milwaukee, WI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$92,000
per year
A Scientist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $92,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$61,000
per year
A Research Scientist in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $61,000 per year
Additional Pay
$4k cash bonus
$3k commissions
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$51,000
per year
A Scientist in the Madison, WI Area area reported making $51,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Madison, WI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$96,000
per year
A Research Scientist in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $96,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$66,083
per year
A Research Scientist in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $66,083 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Baltimore, MD Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Field Scientist in the Lansing, MI Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Lansing, MI Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$150,000
per year
A Research Scientist in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2 cash bonus
$4 stock bonus
Job Highlights
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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