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Research Scientist Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$83,490/yr
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$55K
Low
$83K
Average
$120K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,486
Range$1,771 - $18,506
How much does a Research Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Research Scientist is $83,490 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 27,220 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
      $127,039/yr
      Range: $63K - $204K
      246 salaries
      $127,039/yr
      $63K$204K
      MIT
      $71,597/yr
      Range: $38K - $179K
      231 salaries
      $71,597/yr
      $38K$179K
      Eli Lilly and Company
      $105,809/yr
      Range: $92K - $142K
      140 salaries
      $105,809/yr
      $92K$142K
      University of Virginia
      $52,229/yr
      Range: $43K - $102K
      117 salaries
      $52,229/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
      $56,403/yr
      Range: $42K - $99K
      94 salaries
      $56,403/yr
      $42K$99K
      Facebook
      $138,550/yr
      Range: $116K - $184K
      89 salaries
      $138,550/yr
      $116K$184K

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      MD Anderson Cancer Center
      $57,749/yr
      Range: $51K - $100K
      88 salaries
      $57,749/yr
      $51K$100K
      Siemens
      $104,878/yr
      Range: $85K - $126K
      85 salaries
      $104,878/yr
      $85K$126K
      Google
      $141,257/yr
      Range: $120K - $185K
      78 salaries
      $141,257/yr
      $120K$185K
      Amazon
      $115,000/yr
      Range: $87K - $150K
      76 salaries
      $115,000/yr
      $87K$150K
      Virginia Tech
      $55,099/yr
      Range: $46K - $89K
      70 salaries
      $55,099/yr
      $46K$89K
      UT Southwestern Medical Center
      $51,679/yr
      Range: $44K - $65K
      65 salaries
      $51,679/yr
      $44K$65K
      Battelle
      $82,500/yr
      Range: $62K - $105K
      65 salaries
      $82,500/yr
      $62K$105K
      DuPont Pioneer
      $98,800/yr
      Range: $76K - $145K
      62 salaries
      $98,800/yr
      $76K$145K
      University of Texas System
      $56,058/yr
      Range: $42K - $109K
      52 salaries
      $56,058/yr
      $42K$109K
      University of Washington
      $52,746/yr
      Range: $33K - $95K
      50 salaries
      $52,746/yr
      $33K$95K
      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
      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.

      $78,000
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $78,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $12k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Public
      $72,000
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $72,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
      $80,000
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the Charlottesville, VA Area area reported making $80,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Charlottesville, VA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      College / University
      $165,000
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the Columbia, SC Area area reported making $165,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Columbia, SC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $107,000
      per year
      A Scientist in the Worcester, MA Area area reported making $107,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $12k cash bonus
      $3k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Worcester, MA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
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