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Average Base Pay
$99,809/yr
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$67K
Low
$100K
Average
$139K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,414
Range$1,961 - $21,041
How much does a Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Scientist is $99,809 in United States. Filter by location to see Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 25,710 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Scientist employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Amgen
      $108,280/yr
      Range: $69K - $164K
      209 salaries
      $108,280/yr
      $69K$164K
      Pfizer
      $90,749/yr
      Range: $63K - $113K
      109 salaries
      $90,749/yr
      $63K$113K
      Merck
      $79,248/yr
      Range: $60K - $103K
      101 salaries
      $79,248/yr
      $60K$103K
      Genentech
      $131,863/yr
      Range: $104K - $167K
      100 salaries
      $131,863/yr
      $104K$167K
      Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
      $93,181/yr
      Range: $81K - $121K
      59 salaries
      $93,181/yr
      $81K$121K
      Pharmaceutical Product Development
      $21/hr
      Range: $19 - $26
      57 salaries
      $21/hr
      $19$26
      Pharmaceutical Product Development
      $45,000/yr
      Range: $38K - $82K
      51 salaries
      $45,000/yr
      $38K$82K

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      Eurofins Scientific
      $19/hr
      Range: $16 - $31
      50 salaries
      $19/hr
      $16$31
      Roche
      $76,772/yr
      Range: $56K - $130K
      42 salaries
      $76,772/yr
      $56K$130K
      Allergan
      $98,000/yr
      Range: $50K - $114K
      41 salaries
      $98,000/yr
      $50K$114K
      Johnson & Johnson
      $99,827/yr
      Range: $60K - $128K
      38 salaries
      $99,827/yr
      $60K$128K
      Frontage Laboratories
      $58,722/yr
      Range: $42K - $93K
      36 salaries
      $58,722/yr
      $42K$93K
      Catalent Pharma
      $61,936/yr
      Range: $48K - $93K
      35 salaries
      $61,936/yr
      $48K$93K
      GlaxoSmithKline
      $72,854/yr
      Range: $56K - $98K
      32 salaries
      $72,854/yr
      $56K$98K
      Procter & Gamble
      $102,689/yr
      Range: $71K - $111K
      32 salaries
      $102,689/yr
      $71K$111K
      Thermo Fisher Scientific
      $81,280/yr
      Range: $47K - $117K
      31 salaries
      $81,280/yr
      $47K$117K
      Raytheon BBN Technologies
      $115,000/yr
      Range: $106K - $124K
      31 salaries
      $115,000/yr
      $106K$124K
      Novartis
      $82,533/yr
      Range: $68K - $102K
      29 salaries
      $82,533/yr
      $68K$102K
      Henry M. Jackson Foundation
      $86,883/yr
      Range: $65K - $115K
      29 salaries
      $86,883/yr
      $65K$115K
      Eurofins Scientific
      $55,000/yr
      Range: $35K - $85K
      27 salaries
      $55,000/yr
      $35K$85K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $96,000
      per year
      A Scientist in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $96,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $10k profit sharing
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Philadelphia, PA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $65,000
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $65,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $67,000
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the Trenton, NJ Area area reported making $67,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      Trenton, NJ Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
      $80,000
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $80,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Atlanta, GA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $130,000
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $130,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      College / University
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