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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Scientist II make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$107,370 / yrTotal Pay
$85,769 / yrBase Pay
$21,601 / yrAdditional Pay

$107,370

 / yr
$61K$255K
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The estimated total pay for a Scientist II is $107,370 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $85,769 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $21,601 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific
3.8

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Scientist II

$76,811

 /yr
Range: $52K - $120K

$52K

$120K

$51,811 - $120,391 Range

The Clorox Company
3.9

The Clorox Company

Scientist II

$106,176

 /yr
Range: $86K - $137K

$86K

$137K

$85,927 - $136,955 Range

Eurofins Scientific
3.4

Eurofins Scientific

Scientist II - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $22 - $39

$22

$39

$22 - $39 Range

Los Alamos National Laboratory
3.9

$136,904

 /yr
Range: $124K - $156K

$124K

$156K

$124,456 - $156,130 Range

Battelle
3.6

Battelle

Scientist II

$97,060

 /yr
Range: $93K - $107K

$93K

$107K

$92,955 - $106,686 Range

Biogen
4.0

Biogen

Scientist II

$139,815

 /yr
Range: $125K - $171K

$125K

$171K

$124,646 - $170,556 Range

Novartis
4.1

Novartis

Scientist II

$120,484

 /yr
Range: $79K - $131K

$79K

$131K

$79,121 - $130,587 Range

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Boehringer Ingelheim
4.1

$90,502

 /yr
Range: $67K - $119K

$67K

$119K

$67,491 - $118,766 Range

AstraZeneca
4.1

AstraZeneca

Scientist II

$147,093

 /yr
Range: $125K - $166K

$125K

$166K

$125,007 - $166,158 Range

Illumina
4.1

Illumina

Scientist II

$115,405

 /yr
Range: $107K - $133K

$107K

$133K

$106,592 - $133,398 Range

Amneal Pharmaceuticals
3.5

$71,235

 /yr
Range: $65K - $87K

$65K

$87K

$64,698 - $87,317 Range

Zymergen
3.1

Zymergen

Scientist II

$133,619

 /yr
Range: $122K - $144K

$122K

$144K

$121,794 - $143,763 Range

BD
3.9

BD

Scientist II

$78,428

 /yr
Range: $69K - $92K

$69K

$92K

$68,764 - $92,010 Range

AbbVie
3.9

AbbVie

Scientist II

$111,140

 /yr
Range: $102K - $129K

$102K

$129K

$102,190 - $129,410 Range

Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
3.8

$121,431

 /yr
Range: $113K - $138K

$113K

$138K

$113,228 - $138,325 Range

Takeda Pharmaceuticals
4.0

$152,539

 /yr
Range: $134K - $170K

$134K

$170K

$133,930 - $170,125 Range

KBI Biopharma
3.6

KBI Biopharma

Scientist II

$109,686

 /yr
Range: $101K - $124K

$101K

$124K

$100,583 - $124,124 Range

Merck
4.1

Merck

Scientist II

$116,155

 /yr
Range: $66K - $143K

$66K

$143K

$66,265 - $142,527 Range

University of Kentucky
4.1

$63,744

 /yr
Range: $54K - $76K

$54K

$76K

$54,410 - $76,100 Range

Bristol Myers Squibb
3.9

$129,998

 /yr
Range: $113K - $143K

$113K

$143K

$113,228 - $142,826 Range

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$95,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Scientist II with 4 to 6 years of experience

$113,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Scientist II with 10 to 14 years of experience

$135,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Stock Bonus$10,000/yr

10 days ago by a Scientist II with 10 to 14 years of experience

$84,600

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$8,400/yr

11 days ago by a Scientist II with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$123,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$10,000/yr

11 days ago by a Scientist II with 1 to 3 years of experience

$86,860

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a City Research Scientist II with 4 to 6 years of experience

$47,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Research Scientist II with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Scientist II salaries

The national average salary for a Scientist II is $94,087 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Scientist II salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1959 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Scientist II employees.

The highest salary for a Scientist II in United States is $137,492 per year.

The lowest salary for a Scientist II in United States is $64,385 per year.

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