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Research Scientist Salaries

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36,940 SalariesUpdated Feb 21, 2018
Average Base Pay
$83,402/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$55K
Low
$83K
Average
$121K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,481
Range$1,770 - $18,492
How much does a Research Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Research Scientist is $83,402 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 36,940 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
      $127,245/yr
      Range: $77K - $205K
      236 salaries
      $127,245
      $77K$205K
      MIT
      $73,940/yr
      Range: $38K - $182K
      221 salaries
      $73,940
      $38K$182K
      Eli Lilly and Company
      $108,422/yr
      Range: $92K - $142K
      135 salaries
      $108,422
      $92K$142K
      University of Virginia
      $55,829/yr
      Range: $43K - $102K
      110 salaries
      $55,829
      $43K$102K
      Research Foundation of State University New York
      $59,521/yr
      Range: $43K - $107K
      102 salaries
      $59,521
      $43K$107K
      The Ohio State University
      $60,532/yr
      Range: $42K - $99K
      91 salaries
      $60,532
      $42K$99K
      MD Anderson Cancer Center
      $59,478/yr
      Range: $51K - $81K
      85 salaries
      $59,478
      $51K$81K

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      Siemens
      $104,886/yr
      Range: $85K - $123K
      82 salaries
      $104,886
      $85K$123K
      Facebook
      $140,965/yr
      Range: $116K - $184K
      78 salaries
      $140,965
      $116K$184K
      Google
      $144,890/yr
      Range: $120K - $185K
      77 salaries
      $144,890
      $120K$185K
      Virginia Tech
      $58,332/yr
      Range: $46K - $88K
      68 salaries
      $58,332
      $46K$88K
      Amazon
      $111,941/yr
      Range: $87K - $140K
      66 salaries
      $111,941
      $87K$140K
      UT Southwestern Medical Center
      $51,829/yr
      Range: $44K - $65K
      64 salaries
      $51,829
      $44K$65K
      DuPont Pioneer
      $101,065/yr
      Range: $76K - $144K
      60 salaries
      $101,065
      $76K$144K
      Battelle
      $84,322/yr
      Range: $64K - $105K
      56 salaries
      $84,322
      $64K$105K
      University of Texas System
      $59,205/yr
      Range: $42K - $109K
      52 salaries
      $59,205
      $42K$109K
      Washington University in St. Louis
      $49,802/yr
      Range: $29K - $71K
      49 salaries
      $49,802
      $29K$71K
      IBM
      $140,561/yr
      Range: $67K - $192K
      47 salaries
      $140,561
      $67K$192K
      Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene
      $64,330/yr
      Range: $51K - $103K
      46 salaries
      $64,330
      $51K$103K
      Intelligent Automation
      $90,038/yr
      Range: $74K - $107K
      45 salaries
      $90,038
      $74K$107K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $63,000
      per year
      A Development Chemist in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $63,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $3k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Milwaukee, WI Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $98,000
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the Columbus, OH Area area reported making $98,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Columbus, OH Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      College / University
      $52,000
      per year
      A Scientist in the Syracuse, NY Area area reported making $52,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Syracuse, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $3,000
      monthly
      A Research Scientist in the Oklahoma City, OK Area area reported making $3,000 per month
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Oklahoma City, OK Area area
      Part-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      College / University
      $76,100
      per year
      A Visiting Assistant Research Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $76,100 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      College / University
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