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Scientist Salaries

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36,940 SalariesUpdated May 24, 2018
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Average Base Pay
$83,402/yr
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$55K
Low
$83K
Average
$121K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,481
Range$1,770 - $18,492
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The national average salary for a Scientist is $83,402 in United States. Filter by location to see Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 36,940 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
      $108,325/yr
      Range: $69K - $164K
      207 salaries
      $108,325
      $69K$164K
      Pfizer
      $89,730/yr
      Range: $63K - $113K
      106 salaries
      $89,730
      $63K$113K
      Genentech
      $132,853/yr
      Range: $104K - $167K
      99 salaries
      $132,853
      $104K$167K
      Merck
      $81,800/yr
      Range: $60K - $103K
      99 salaries
      $81,800
      $60K$103K
      Pharmaceutical Product Development
      $21/hr
      Range: $19 - $26
      56 salaries
      $21
      $19$26
      Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
      $95,427/yr
      Range: $81K - $121K
      56 salaries
      $95,427
      $81K$121K
      Pharmaceutical Product Development
      $48,818/yr
      Range: $38K - $82K
      51 salaries
      $48,818
      $38K$82K

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      Eurofins Scientific
      $21/hr
      Range: $16 - $31
      50 salaries
      $21
      $16$31
      Roche
      $81,884/yr
      Range: $56K - $130K
      40 salaries
      $81,884
      $56K$130K
      Allergan
      $96,613/yr
      Range: $50K - $114K
      40 salaries
      $96,613
      $50K$114K
      Johnson & Johnson
      $95,138/yr
      Range: $60K - $128K
      37 salaries
      $95,138
      $60K$128K
      Frontage Laboratories
      $59,764/yr
      Range: $42K - $93K
      36 salaries
      $59,764
      $42K$93K
      Thermo Fisher Scientific
      $81,076/yr
      Range: $47K - $117K
      33 salaries
      $81,076
      $47K$117K
      Catalent Pharma
      $64,129/yr
      Range: $48K - $93K
      32 salaries
      $64,129
      $48K$93K
      Raytheon BBN Technologies
      $114,760/yr
      Range: $106K - $124K
      31 salaries
      $114,760
      $106K$124K
      GlaxoSmithKline
      $74,021/yr
      Range: $56K - $93K
      30 salaries
      $74,021
      $56K$93K
      Procter & Gamble
      $98,081/yr
      Range: $71K - $111K
      29 salaries
      $98,081
      $71K$111K
      Henry M. Jackson Foundation
      $86,472/yr
      Range: $65K - $115K
      29 salaries
      $86,472
      $65K$115K
      Los Alamos National Laboratory
      $115,124/yr
      Range: $73K - $150K
      26 salaries
      $115,124
      $73K$150K
      Adobe
      $118,163/yr
      Range: $100K - $143K
      26 salaries
      $118,163
      $100K$143K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $120,000
      per year
      A Scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $120,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $78,100
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $78,100 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $91,000
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the Kennewick, WA Area area reported making $91,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Kennewick, WA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $60,000
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $60,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      College / University
      $55,000
      per year
      A Scientist in the Madison, WI Area area reported making $55,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Madison, WI Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
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