Staff Scientist Salaries

3,001 SalariesUpdated May 8, 2021

Average Base Pay
$84,776 / yr
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How much does a Staff Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Staff Scientist is $84,776 in United States. Filter by location to see Staff Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,001 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Staff Scientist employees.

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Staff Scientist

NIH

$104,760/yr

Range: $19K - $254K

497 salaries

$104,760/yr
$19K$254K

Staff Scientist

Washington University in St. Louis

$56,425/yr

Range: $35K - $87K

426 salaries

$56,425/yr
$35K$87K

Staff Scientist

Raytheon BBN Technologies

$104,947/yr

Range: $79K - $156K

161 salaries

$104,947/yr
$79K$156K

Staff Scientist

Caltech (California)

$86,913/yr

Range: $46K - $154K

130 salaries

$86,913/yr
$46K$154K

Staff Scientist

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

$97,986/yr

Range: $61K - $141K

124 salaries

$97,986/yr
$61K$141K

Staff Scientist

The Scripps Research Institute

$75,825/yr

Range: $60K - $105K

94 salaries

$75,825/yr
$60K$105K

Staff Scientist

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

$82,426/yr

Range: $58K - $132K

93 salaries

$82,426/yr
$58K$132K

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Staff Scientist

Environmental Resources Management

$53,572/yr

Range: $41K - $68K

83 salaries

$53,572/yr
$41K$68K

Staff Scientist

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

$64,885/yr

Range: $52K - $88K

72 salaries

$64,885/yr
$52K$88K

Staff Scientist

City of Hope

$72,202/yr

Range: $62K - $120K

66 salaries

$72,202/yr
$62K$120K

Staff Scientist

Covance

$87,616/yr

Range: $38K - $118K

59 salaries

$87,616/yr
$38K$118K

Staff Scientist

University of Chicago

$62,627/yr

Range: $44K - $102K

58 salaries

$62,627/yr
$44K$102K

Staff Scientist

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

$140,062/yr

Range: $118K - $188K

57 salaries

$140,062/yr
$118K$188K

Staff Scientist

Broadcom

$132,101/yr

Range: $115K - $152K

47 salaries

$132,101/yr
$115K$152K

Staff Scientist

Beckman Research Institute

$79,324/yr

Range: $64K - $175K

46 salaries

$79,324/yr
$64K$175K

Staff Scientist

Cardno

$50,378/yr

Range: $38K - $66K

46 salaries

$50,378/yr
$38K$66K

Staff Scientist

Baylor College of Medicine

$66,451/yr

Range: $52K - $99K

41 salaries

$66,451/yr
$52K$99K

Staff Scientist

Codexis

$114,746/yr

Range: $98K - $140K

40 salaries

$114,746/yr
$98K$140K

Staff Scientist

Arcadis

$67,967/yr

Range: $55K - $85K

38 salaries

$67,967/yr
$55K$85K

Staff Scientist

Booz Allen Hamilton

$87,616/yr

Range: $69K - $122K

37 salaries

$87,616/yr
$69K$122K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$132,500
per year
A Product Development Staff Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $132,500 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$145,000
per year
A Staff Scientist in the Providence, RI Area area reported making $145,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Providence, RI Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$75,000
per year
A Staff Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$47,000
per year
A Staff Scientist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $47,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$42,000
per year
A Staff Scientist in the Ann Arbor, MI Area area reported making $42,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Ann Arbor, MI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$67,100
per year
A Staff Scientist in the Lubbock, TX Area area reported making $67,100 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Lubbock, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$97,000
per year
A Staff Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $97,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$59,926
per year
A Staff Scientist in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $59,926 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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