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Scientist Salaries

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27,220 SalariesUpdated Mar 17, 2019
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Average Base Pay
$83,490/yr
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$55K
Low
$83K
Average
$120K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,486
Range$1,771 - $18,506
How much does a Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Scientist is $83,490 in United States. Filter by location to see Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 27,220 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 - $163K
      217 salaries
      $108,280/yr
      $69K$163K
      Pfizer
      $90,542/yr
      Range: $63K - $113K
      116 salaries
      $90,542/yr
      $63K$113K
      Merck
      $79,405/yr
      Range: $60K - $103K
      105 salaries
      $79,405/yr
      $60K$103K
      Genentech
      $131,947/yr
      Range: $104K - $167K
      103 salaries
      $131,947/yr
      $104K$167K
      PPD
      $21/hr
      Range: $19 - $27
      66 salaries
      $21/hr
      $19$27
      Eurofins Scientific
      $19/hr
      Range: $15 - $31
      62 salaries
      $19/hr
      $15$31
      Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
      $93,498/yr
      Range: $81K - $121K
      60 salaries
      $93,498/yr
      $81K$121K

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      PPD
      $45,192/yr
      Range: $38K - $82K
      53 salaries
      $45,192/yr
      $38K$82K
      Roche
      $77,343/yr
      Range: $56K - $130K
      43 salaries
      $77,343/yr
      $56K$130K
      Allergan
      $98,000/yr
      Range: $50K - $114K
      43 salaries
      $98,000/yr
      $50K$114K
      Johnson & Johnson
      $99,950/yr
      Range: $60K - $128K
      40 salaries
      $99,950/yr
      $60K$128K
      Catalent Pharma
      $61,968/yr
      Range: $48K - $93K
      38 salaries
      $61,968/yr
      $48K$93K
      Frontage Laboratories
      $58,722/yr
      Range: $42K - $93K
      36 salaries
      $58,722/yr
      $42K$93K
      Procter & Gamble
      $102,139/yr
      Range: $71K - $111K
      35 salaries
      $102,139/yr
      $71K$111K
      Thermo Fisher Scientific
      $80,251/yr
      Range: $47K - $117K
      34 salaries
      $80,251/yr
      $47K$117K
      GlaxoSmithKline
      $72,854/yr
      Range: $56K - $98K
      32 salaries
      $72,854/yr
      $56K$98K
      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
      28 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.

      $23
      hourly
      A Scientist in the Madison, WI Area area reported making $23 per hour
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Madison, WI Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Private
      $75,000
      per year
      A Scientist in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $75,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      San Diego, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $120,000
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the Albany, NY Area area reported making $120,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Albany, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $90,000
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $90,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Diego, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
      $80,000
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the Richmond, KY Area area reported making $80,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Richmond, KY Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Nonprofit Organization
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