senior research scientist Salaries

Find higher paying jobs for senior research scientist

Senior Research Scientist Salaries

32,634 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$94,774 / yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,165
Range$1,920 - $20,234

How much does a Senior Research Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Senior Research Scientist is $94,774 in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 32,634 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Research Scientist employees.

Salaries for Related Job Titles

Chemist$51K

Are you paid fairly?

Get a free, personalized salary estimate based on today's market

Get Your Estimate

Loading Jobs

Salaries by Company

SortPopular | Most Reports | Salary
Filter by Location
or
Search for Specific Employer
Average Base Salaries in (USD)
Company
Average Base Salaries in (USD)
Low
High

Senior Research Scientist

AMRI

$90,474/yr

Range: $70K - $109K

136 salaries

$90,474/yr
$70K$109K

Senior Research Scientist

Eli Lilly and Company

$127,275/yr

Range: $116K - $181K

43 salaries

$127,275/yr
$116K$181K

Senior Research Scientist

Merck

$106,626/yr

Range: $85K - $145K

41 salaries

$106,626/yr
$85K$145K

Senior Research Scientist

Pfizer

$116,397/yr

Range: $91K - $124K

39 salaries

$116,397/yr
$91K$124K

Senior Research Scientist

Bristol Myers Squibb

$127,399/yr

Range: $109K - $150K

38 salaries

$127,399/yr
$109K$150K

Senior Research Scientist

Memorial Sloan Kettering

$82,754/yr

Range: $71K - $113K

37 salaries

$82,754/yr
$71K$113K

Senior Research Scientist

Battelle

$130,308/yr

Range: $101K - $158K

33 salaries

$130,308/yr
$101K$158K

Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – 

Senior Research Scientist

Stanford University

$103,563/yr

Range: $86K - $130K

33 salaries

$103,563/yr
$86K$130K

Senior Research Scientist

Horizon Robotics

$304,615/yr

Range: $305K - $305K

30 salaries

$304,615/yr
$305K$305K

Senior Research Scientist

Telcordia

$125,694/yr

Range: $109K - $170K

28 salaries

$125,694/yr
$109K$170K

Senior Research Scientist

MD Anderson Cancer Center

$75,402/yr

Range: $63K - $91K

28 salaries

$75,402/yr
$63K$91K

Senior Research Scientist

Intel Corporation

$165,098/yr

Range: $124K - $197K

27 salaries

$165,098/yr
$124K$197K

Senior Research Scientist

Science Systems and Applications

$90,049/yr

Range: $77K - $113K

22 salaries

$90,049/yr
$77K$113K

Senior Research Scientist

NVIDIA

$189,273/yr

Range: $168K - $229K

21 salaries

$189,273/yr
$168K$229K

Senior Research Scientist

Wyeth

$108,201/yr

Range: $90K - $126K

19 salaries

$108,201/yr
$90K$126K

Senior Research Scientist

Northeastern University

$74,339/yr

Range: $62K - $95K

19 salaries

$74,339/yr
$62K$95K

Senior Research Scientist

United Technologies

$103,587/yr

Range: $96K - $124K

19 salaries

$103,587/yr
$96K$124K

Senior Research Scientist

FM Global

$120,229/yr

Range: $106K - $150K

18 salaries

$120,229/yr
$106K$150K

Senior Research Scientist

Georgia Tech

$90,033/yr

Range: $57K - $98K

17 salaries

$90,033/yr
$57K$98K

Senior Research Scientist

Nuance

$124,296/yr

Range: $103K - $166K

17 salaries

$124,296/yr
$103K$166K
View Data as Table

Recent Salary Reports

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

$90,000
per year
A Senior Associate Scientist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Additional Pay
$12k cash bonus
$1 stock bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$124,000
per year
A Senior Scientist in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $124,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$90,000
per year
A Senior Scientist in the Madison, WI Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Madison, WI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$113,000
per year
A Senior Scientist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $113,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$130,000
per year
A Senior Research Scientist in the Dayton, OH Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Dayton, OH Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$125,000
per year
A Senior Scientist in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Additional Pay
$13k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$48
hourly
A Senior Research Scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $48 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$116,000
per year
A Senior Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $116,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
Don't Miss Out On a Job You Love
Upload a resume to easily apply to jobs from anywhere. It's simple to set up.