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Research Scientist Salaries

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36,327 SalariesUpdated Nov 21, 2017
Average Base Pay
$90,214/yr
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$59K
Low
$90K
Average
$127K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,880
Range$1,851 - $19,586
How much does a Research Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Research Scientist is $90,214 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 36,327 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees.

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      Intel Corporation
      $127,278/yr
      233 salaries
      $127,278/yr
      $77K$206K
      MIT
      $73,940/yr
      221 salaries
      $73,940/yr
      $38K$182K
      Eli Lilly and Company
      $108,403/yr
      134 salaries
      $108,403/yr
      $92K$142K
      University of Virginia
      $55,800/yr
      109 salaries
      $55,800/yr
      $43K$102K
      Research Foundation of State University New York
      $59,645/yr
      101 salaries
      $59,645/yr
      $43K$107K
      The Ohio State University
      $60,345/yr
      88 salaries
      $60,345/yr
      $42K$99K
      MD Anderson Cancer Center
      $59,484/yr
      84 salaries
      $59,484/yr
      $51K$81K

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      Siemens
      $104,886/yr
      82 salaries
      $104,886/yr
      $85K$123K
      Facebook
      $140,965/yr
      78 salaries
      $140,965/yr
      $116K$184K
      Google
      $144,888/yr
      76 salaries
      $144,888/yr
      $120K$185K
      Virginia Tech
      $58,509/yr
      66 salaries
      $58,509/yr
      $46K$88K
      Amazon
      $111,663/yr
      65 salaries
      $111,663/yr
      $87K$140K
      UT Southwestern Medical Center
      $51,589/yr
      63 salaries
      $51,589/yr
      $44K$65K
      Battelle
      $84,213/yr
      59 salaries
      $84,213/yr
      $64K$105K
      DuPont Pioneer
      $100,751/yr
      59 salaries
      $100,751/yr
      $76K$144K
      University of Texas System
      $59,205/yr
      52 salaries
      $59,205/yr
      $42K$109K
      Washington University in St. Louis
      $49,756/yr
      48 salaries
      $49,756/yr
      $29K$71K
      IBM
      $140,561/yr
      47 salaries
      $140,561/yr
      $67K$192K
      Intelligent Automation
      $90,038/yr
      45 salaries
      $90,038/yr
      $74K$107K
      Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene
      $63,792/yr
      45 salaries
      $63,792/yr
      $51K$103K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $55,000
      per year
      A Scientist in the Madison, WI Area area reported making $55,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $1k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Madison, WI Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
      $75,000
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $75,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $61,500
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $61,500 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      College / University
      $71,120
      per year
      A Scientist in the Morgantown, WV Area area reported making $71,120 per year
      Job Highlights
      Morgantown, WV Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
      $70,000
      per year
      A Scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $70,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $7k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
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