Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Scientist III make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$124,114 / yrTotal Pay
$101,033 / yrBase Pay
$23,082 / yrAdditional Pay

$124,114

 / yr
$70K$292K
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The estimated total pay for a Scientist III is $124,114 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $101,033 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 $23,082 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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What is the total pay trajectory for Research Scientist III?
$136,968 /yr
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$106,764 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Scientist Iii?

Some related job titles are Associate Scientist Salaries with median pay of $104,915, Research Scientist Salaries with median pay of $123,802, Senior Scientist Salaries with median pay of $136,737, Staff Scientist Salaries with median pay of $97,158.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific
3.8

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Scientist III

$94,469

 /yr
Range: $72K - $128K

$72K

$128K

$72,061 - $127,811 Range

Eurofins Scientific
3.4

Eurofins Scientific

Scientist III - Hourly

$27

$44

$27 - $44 Range

Battelle
3.6

Battelle

Scientist III

$119,381

 /yr
Range: $109K - $135K

$109K

$135K

$109,443 - $135,231 Range

Boehringer Ingelheim
4.1

$100,718

 /yr
Range: $83K - $115K

$83K

$115K

$83,099 - $114,658 Range

Amneal Pharmaceuticals
3.6

$85,069

 /yr
Range: $71K - $91K

$71K

$91K

$70,784 - $91,012 Range

Los Alamos National Laboratory
4.0

$157,279

 /yr
Range: $146K - $176K

$146K

$176K

$146,191 - $175,888 Range

Life Technologies
2.9

Life Technologies

Scientist III

$91,971

 /yr
Range: $71K - $110K

$71K

$110K

$70,717 - $110,172 Range

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Zymergen
3.1

Zymergen

Scientist III

$155,631

 /yr
Range: $143K - $170K

$143K

$170K

$142,971 - $170,034 Range

Alliance for Sustainable Energy
4.5

$99,467

 /yr
Range: $82K - $117K

$82K

$117K

$81,579 - $117,321 Range

BASF
3.9

BASF

Scientist III

$106,361

 /yr
Range: $91K - $153K

$91K

$153K

$91,146 - $152,970 Range

General Atomics
3.6

General Atomics

Scientist III

$111,308

 /yr
Range: $100K - $120K

$100K

$120K

$99,564 - $120,000 Range

Kimberly-Clark
4.0

Kimberly-Clark

Scientist III

$110,675

 /yr
Range: $101K - $115K

$101K

$115K

$101,089 - $114,949 Range

Tufts University
4.3

Tufts University

Scientist III

$63,563

 /yr
Range: $61K - $78K

$61K

$78K

$61,041 - $77,851 Range

Caltech (California)
4.3

$140,646

 /yr
Range: $124K - $143K

$124K

$143K

$123,719 - $143,357 Range

Patheon
2.8

Patheon

Scientist III

$90,200

 /yr
Range: $63K - $115K

$63K

$115K

$62,637 - $115,371 Range

Shaw Environmental & Infrastructure
3.0

$75,272

 /yr
Range: $53K - $108K

$53K

$108K

$53,001 - $108,000 Range

BioAgilytix Labs
3.3

BioAgilytix Labs

Scientist III

$129,454

 /yr
Range: $92K - $145K

$92K

$145K

$92,240 - $145,000 Range

Amyris
4.2

Amyris

Scientist III

$160,900

 /yr
Range: $140K - $174K

$140K

$174K

$139,631 - $173,668 Range

Charles River Analytics
3.9

$130,157

 /yr
Range: $120K - $138K

$120K

$138K

$119,718 - $138,179 Range

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
4.1

$108K

$145K

$108,146 - $144,982 Range

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$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$15,000/yr
Stock Bonus$1/yr

8 days ago by a Scientist III with 1 to 3 years of experience

$60,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$76,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Scientist 3 with 10 to 14 years of experience

$95,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Scientist 3 with 10 to 14 years of experience

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$89,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$15,000/yr

12 days ago by a Scientist III with 7 to 9 years of experience

$110,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

14 days ago by a Research Scientist III with 1 to 3 years of experience

$55,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$68,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

14 days ago by a Scientist 3 with 7 to 9 years of experience

$97,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

17 days ago by a City Research Scientist III with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Scientist III salaries

The national average salary for a Scientist III is $95,602 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Scientist III salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 574 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Scientist III employees.

The highest salary for a Scientist III in United States is $133,697 per year.

The lowest salary for a Scientist III in United States is $68,361 per year.

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