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Staff Scientist Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$86,272/yr
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$57K
Low
$86K
Average
$125K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,658
Range$1,799 - $18,827
How much does a Staff Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Staff Scientist is $86,272 in United States. Filter by location to see Staff Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 36,940 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Staff Scientist employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      NIH
      $102,300/yr
      Range: $64K - $170K
      333 salaries
      $102,300
      $64K$170K
      Washington University in St. Louis
      $51,214/yr
      Range: $44K - $70K
      236 salaries
      $51,214
      $44K$70K
      Caltech (California)
      $79,511/yr
      Range: $50K - $119K
      59 salaries
      $79,511
      $50K$119K
      Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
      $76,536/yr
      Range: $53K - $99K
      48 salaries
      $76,536
      $53K$99K
      Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
      $61,204/yr
      Range: $50K - $76K
      47 salaries
      $61,204
      $50K$76K
      The Scripps Research Institute
      $69,116/yr
      Range: $59K - $89K
      46 salaries
      $69,116
      $59K$89K
      Raytheon BBN Technologies
      $90,857/yr
      Range: $72K - $114K
      39 salaries
      $90,857
      $72K$114K

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      Thermo Fisher Scientific
      $102,632/yr
      Range: $79K - $136K
      33 salaries
      $102,632
      $79K$136K
      St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
      $73,481/yr
      Range: $56K - $92K
      30 salaries
      $73,481
      $56K$92K
      Broadcom
      $116,397/yr
      Range: $108K - $129K
      29 salaries
      $116,397
      $108K$129K
      Environmental Resources Management
      $47,375/yr
      Range: $40K - $58K
      29 salaries
      $47,375
      $40K$58K
      SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
      $9,861/mo
      Range: $9K - $11K
      27 salaries
      $9,861
      $9K$11K
      Beckman Research Institute
      $97,520/yr
      Range: $59K - $159K
      24 salaries
      $97,520
      $59K$159K
      City of Hope
      $75,770/yr
      Range: $57K - $121K
      23 salaries
      $75,770
      $57K$121K
      Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
      $118,394/yr
      Range: $99K - $132K
      21 salaries
      $118,394
      $99K$132K
      Cardno
      $44,358/yr
      Range: $36K - $50K
      21 salaries
      $44,358
      $36K$50K
      Covance
      $89,720/yr
      Range: $74K - $103K
      20 salaries
      $89,720
      $74K$103K
      Codexis
      $95,619/yr
      Range: $73K - $130K
      20 salaries
      $95,619
      $73K$130K
      Life Technologies
      $100,177/yr
      Range: $82K - $123K
      17 salaries
      $100,177
      $82K$123K
      Siemens Medical Solutions Health Services
      $110,443/yr
      Range: $82K - $125K
      16 salaries
      $110,443
      $82K$125K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $80,000
      per year
      A Staff Scientist in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $80,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Tampa, FL Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
      $55,000
      per year
      A Staff Scientist in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $55,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $800 cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Company - Private
      $65,000
      per year
      A Staff Scientist in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $65,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      San Diego, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $75,000
      per year
      A Staff Scientist in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $75,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      San Diego, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $102,000
      per year
      A Staff Scientist in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $102,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
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