How much does a Scientific Associate make?

Updated Jul 29, 2021

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$76,303 /yr
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131 salaries

$54K

Low

$76K

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$108K

High

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The national average salary for Scientific Associate is $76,303 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Scientific Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 131 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Scientific Associate employees.

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Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation
3.6

Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation

Scientific Associate

$66,147

 /yr
Range: $55K - $78K
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$55K

$78K

$55,399 - $78,456 Range

Novartis
4.2

Novartis

Scientific Associate

$77,991

 /yr
Range: $69K - $86K

$69K

$86K

$69,452 - $86,213 Range

PRECISIONvalue
3.3

PRECISIONvalue

Scientific Associate

$88,931

 /yr
Range: $78K - $115K

$78K

$115K

$78,279 - $115,351 Range

Brookhaven National Laboratory
4.1

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Scientific Associate

$76,886

 /yr
Range: $52K - $90K

$52K

$90K

$52,153 - $89,664 Range

The Scripps Research Institute
4.1

The Scripps Research Institute

Scientific Associate

$77,699

 /yr
Range: $71K - $105K

$71K

$105K

$70,558 - $104,641 Range

D. E. Shaw Research
3.9

D. E. Shaw Research

Scientific Associate

$161,606

 /yr
Range: $112K - $196K

$112K

$196K

$112,287 - $196,466 Range

Chameleon Communications International
4.4

Chameleon Communications International

Scientific Associate

$78,235

 /yr
Range: $75K - $84K

$75K

$84K

$74,795 - $84,026 Range

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IMSCI
2.7

IMSCI

Scientific Associate

$78,762

 /yr
Range: $67K - $90K

$67K

$90K

$67,244 - $90,000 Range

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
4.1

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Scientific Associate

$82,839

 /yr
Range: $65K - $106K

$65K

$106K

$64,869 - $105,848 Range

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
3.6

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Scientific Associate

$85,954

 /yr
Range: $81K - $86K

$81K

$86K

$81,320 - $86,113 Range

Sudler & Hennessey
2.7

Sudler & Hennessey

Scientific Associate

$79,212

 /yr
Range: $72K - $87K

$72K

$87K

$71,551 - $87,015 Range

Vertex Pharmaceuticals
3.7

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Scientific Associate

$71,494

 /yr
Range: $63K - $81K

$63K

$81K

$62,577 - $80,658 Range

inVentiv Health
3.4

inVentiv Health

Scientific Associate

$80,992

 /yr
Range: $74K - $84K

$74K

$84K

$73,810 - $83,933 Range

Novartis V&D
2.9

Novartis V&D

Scientific Associate

$82,498

 /yr
Range: $67K - $83K

$67K

$83K

$66,997 - $83,069 Range

ProEd Communications
3.6

ProEd Communications

Scientific Associate

$77,012

 /yr
Range: $75K - $83K

$75K

$83K

$75,000 - $82,993 Range

The Institute of Cancer Research
4.2

The Institute of Cancer Research

Scientific Associate

$45,015

 /yr
Range: $36K - $45K

$36K

$45K

$36,489 - $45,015 Range

Novartis
4.2

Novartis

Scientific Associate - Hourly Contractor
About 

$29 -$33

 hourly

$29

$33

$29 - $33 Range

Charles River Laboratories
3.5

Charles River Laboratories

Scientific Associate
About 

$53K -$80K

$53K

$80K

$52,757 - $79,501 Range

Henkel
4.3

Henkel

Scientific Associate
About 

$99K -$108K

$99K

$108K

$99,272 - $107,840 Range

La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
4.4

$63K

$69K

$62,731 - $68,817 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Scientific Associate salaries

The national average salary for a Scientific Associate is $76,303 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Scientific Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 131 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Scientific Associate employees.

The highest salary for a Scientific Associate in United States is $108,083 per year.

The lowest salary for a Scientific Associate in United States is $53,867 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$80,000
per year
A Scientific Associate II in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Additional Pay
$12k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$28
hourly
A Scientific Associate I in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $28 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$55,000
per year
A Scientific Associate in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$50
hourly
A Scientific Associate II in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $50 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$70,000
per year
A Scientific Associate in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$46,000
per year
A Scientific Associate in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $46,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$71,000
per year
A Scientific Associate in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $71,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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