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Staff Scientist Salaries

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36,940 SalariesUpdated Jan 21, 2018
Average Base Pay
$86,272/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$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)
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      NIH
      $102,174/yr
      Range: $64K - $170K
      332 salaries
      $102,174/yr
      $64K$170K
      Washington University in St. Louis
      $51,151/yr
      Range: $44K - $70K
      234 salaries
      $51,151/yr
      $44K$70K
      Caltech (California)
      $79,072/yr
      Range: $50K - $119K
      58 salaries
      $79,072/yr
      $50K$119K
      Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
      $77,164/yr
      Range: $53K - $99K
      47 salaries
      $77,164/yr
      $53K$99K
      Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
      $61,056/yr
      Range: $50K - $76K
      46 salaries
      $61,056/yr
      $50K$76K
      The Scripps Research Institute
      $69,076/yr
      Range: $59K - $89K
      44 salaries
      $69,076/yr
      $59K$89K
      Raytheon BBN Technologies
      $90,857/yr
      Range: $72K - $114K
      39 salaries
      $90,857/yr
      $72K$114K

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      Broadcom
      $116,397/yr
      Range: $108K - $129K
      29 salaries
      $116,397/yr
      $108K$129K
      Thermo Fisher Scientific
      $102,759/yr
      Range: $79K - $136K
      29 salaries
      $102,759/yr
      $79K$136K
      St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
      $72,739/yr
      Range: $56K - $90K
      29 salaries
      $72,739/yr
      $56K$90K
      SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
      $9,861/mo
      Range: $9K - $11K
      27 salaries
      $9,861/mo
      $9K$11K
      Environmental Resources Management
      $47,572/yr
      Range: $40K - $58K
      26 salaries
      $47,572/yr
      $40K$58K
      Beckman Research Institute
      $97,520/yr
      Range: $59K - $159K
      24 salaries
      $97,520/yr
      $59K$159K
      Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
      $118,394/yr
      Range: $99K - $132K
      21 salaries
      $118,394/yr
      $99K$132K
      Cardno
      $44,358/yr
      Range: $36K - $50K
      21 salaries
      $44,358/yr
      $36K$50K
      City of Hope
      $76,987/yr
      Range: $57K - $121K
      21 salaries
      $76,987/yr
      $57K$121K
      Covance
      $89,720/yr
      Range: $74K - $103K
      20 salaries
      $89,720/yr
      $74K$103K
      Codexis
      $95,619/yr
      Range: $73K - $130K
      20 salaries
      $95,619/yr
      $73K$130K
      Life Technologies
      $100,256/yr
      Range: $82K - $123K
      18 salaries
      $100,256/yr
      $82K$123K
      Siemens Medical Solutions Health Services
      $110,443/yr
      Range: $82K - $125K
      16 salaries
      $110,443/yr
      $82K$125K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $47,500
      per year
      A Staff Scientist in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $47,500 per year
      Additional Pay
      $1k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Denver, CO Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $96,000
      per year
      A Staff Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $96,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $3k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $58,500
      per year
      A Staff Scientist in the Portland, ME Area area reported making $58,500 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Portland, ME Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $124,000
      per year
      A Staff Scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $124,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $1k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Public
      $117,000
      per year
      A Staff Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $117,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
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