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Scientist I Salaries

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36,940 SalariesUpdated Jan 16, 2018
Average Base Pay
$73,379/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$48K
Low
$73K
Average
$107K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$6,820
Range$1,655 - $16,596
How much does a Scientist I make?

The national average salary for a Scientist I is $73,379 in United States. Filter by location to see Scientist I salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 36,940 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Scientist I employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      MedImmune
      $98,982/yr
      Range: $91K - $110K
      60 salaries
      $98,982/yr
      $91K$110K
      Novartis
      $90,021/yr
      Range: $80K - $105K
      49 salaries
      $90,021/yr
      $80K$105K
      Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
      $89,905/yr
      Range: $80K - $108K
      48 salaries
      $89,905/yr
      $80K$108K
      Merck
      $82,001/yr
      Range: $62K - $101K
      45 salaries
      $82,001/yr
      $62K$101K
      Bristol-Myers Squibb
      $94,658/yr
      Range: $76K - $114K
      39 salaries
      $94,658/yr
      $76K$114K
      Biogen
      $104,182/yr
      Range: $92K - $117K
      32 salaries
      $104,182/yr
      $92K$117K
      Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation
      $75,248/yr
      Range: $66K - $84K
      23 salaries
      $75,248/yr
      $66K$84K

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      Takeda Pharmaceuticals
      $104,033/yr
      Range: $89K - $118K
      21 salaries
      $104,033/yr
      $89K$118K
      University of Kentucky
      $44,981/yr
      Range: $38K - $49K
      21 salaries
      $44,981/yr
      $38K$49K
      The Clorox Company
      $74,206/yr
      Range: $65K - $84K
      21 salaries
      $74,206/yr
      $65K$84K
      Illumina
      $89,991/yr
      Range: $76K - $108K
      20 salaries
      $89,991/yr
      $76K$108K
      SAIC
      $80,155/yr
      Range: $74K - $89K
      15 salaries
      $80,155/yr
      $74K$89K
      Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
      $20/hr
      Range: $17 - $26
      15 salaries
      $20/hr
      $17$26
      AbbVie
      $81,235/yr
      Range: $68K - $103K
      14 salaries
      $81,235/yr
      $68K$103K
      Thermo Fisher Scientific
      $54,384/yr
      Range: $45K - $83K
      13 salaries
      $54,384/yr
      $45K$83K
      Boehringer Ingelheim
      $48,895/yr
      Range: $41K - $60K
      12 salaries
      $48,895/yr
      $41K$60K
      Chiron
      $99,174/yr
      Range: $85K - $110K
      11 salaries
      $99,174/yr
      $85K$110K
      Novartis Pharmaceuticals
      $88,222/yr
      Range: $84K - $101K
      10 salaries
      $88,222/yr
      $84K$101K
      Sanofi US
      $76,089/yr
      Range: $62K - $102K
      10 salaries
      $76,089/yr
      $62K$102K
      Raytheon BBN Technologies
      $116,309/yr
      Range: $106K - $134K
      10 salaries
      $116,309/yr
      $106K$134K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $90,000
      per year
      A Research Scientist I in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $90,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $12k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      San Diego, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Public
      $74,000
      per year
      A Scientist I in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $74,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
      $52,500
      per year
      A Scientist I in the St. Louis, MO Area area reported making $52,500 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      St. Louis, MO Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
      $101,000
      per year
      A Scientist I in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $101,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $7k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Public
      $93,000
      per year
      A Scientist I in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $93,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $9k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Boston, MA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
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