Staff Scientist Salaries

32,634 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$79,109 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,228
Range$1,716 - $17,670

How much does a Staff Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Staff Scientist is $79,109 in United States. Filter by location to see Staff Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 32,634 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Staff Scientist employees.

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Staff Scientist

NIH

$102,994/yr

Range: $43K - $176K

346 salaries

$102,994/yr
$43K$176K

Staff Scientist

Washington University in St. Louis

$51,447/yr

Range: $47K - $77K

249 salaries

$51,447/yr
$47K$77K

Staff Scientist

Caltech (California)

$84,646/yr

Range: $53K - $124K

60 salaries

$84,646/yr
$53K$124K

Staff Scientist

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

$80,275/yr

Range: $59K - $104K

55 salaries

$80,275/yr
$59K$104K

Staff Scientist

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

$63,385/yr

Range: $54K - $81K

49 salaries

$63,385/yr
$54K$81K

Staff Scientist

The Scripps Research Institute

$68,830/yr

Range: $63K - $88K

49 salaries

$68,830/yr
$63K$88K

Staff Scientist

Thermo Fisher Scientific

$108,997/yr

Range: $81K - $145K

47 salaries

$108,997/yr
$81K$145K

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Staff Scientist

Raytheon BBN Technologies

$95,000/yr

Range: $84K - $116K

42 salaries

$95,000/yr
$84K$116K

Staff Scientist

Environmental Resources Management

$49,151/yr

Range: $40K - $63K

37 salaries

$49,151/yr
$40K$63K

Staff Scientist

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

$84,028/yr

Range: $70K - $97K

36 salaries

$84,028/yr
$70K$97K

Staff Scientist

City of Hope

$69,285/yr

Range: $60K - $116K

34 salaries

$69,285/yr
$60K$116K

Staff Scientist

Broadcom

$122,847/yr

Range: $113K - $129K

28 salaries

$122,847/yr
$113K$129K

Staff Scientist

Covance

$88,958/yr

Range: $79K - $119K

27 salaries

$88,958/yr
$79K$119K

Staff Scientist - Monthly

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

$10,878/mo

Range: $10K - $13K

27 salaries

$10,878/mo
$10K$13K

Staff Scientist

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

$128,477/yr

Range: $106K - $153K

26 salaries

$128,477/yr
$106K$153K

Staff Scientist

Beckman Research Institute

$99,313/yr

Range: $62K - $171K

25 salaries

$99,313/yr
$62K$171K

Staff Scientist

Cardno

$48,801/yr

Range: $38K - $54K

23 salaries

$48,801/yr
$38K$54K

Staff Scientist

Codexis

$103,799/yr

Range: $94K - $137K

20 salaries

$103,799/yr
$94K$137K

Staff Scientist

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

$140,771/yr

Range: $115K - $184K

19 salaries

$140,771/yr
$115K$184K

Staff Scientist

Life Technologies

$104,403/yr

Range: $87K - $131K

17 salaries

$104,403/yr
$87K$131K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$62,000
per year
A Staff Scientist in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $62,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Nashville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$42,000
per year
A Staff Scientist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $42,000 per year
Additional Pay
$700 cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$95,000
per year
A Staff Scientist in the Memphis, TN Area area reported making $95,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Memphis, TN Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$75,000
per year
A Staff Scientist in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$60,000
per year
A Staff Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Government
$125,000
per year
A Staff Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$82,400
per year
A Staff Scientist in the Madison, WI Area area reported making $82,400 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Madison, WI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$86,877
per year
A Staff Scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $86,877 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$145,000
per year
A Staff Scientist in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $145,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
$50k stock bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$71,546
per year
A Staff Scientist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $71,546 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
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