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Research Scientist Salaries in United States

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Average Base Pay
$83,490/yr
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$55K
Low
$83K
Average
$120K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,486
Range$1,771 - $18,506
How much does a Research Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Research Scientist is $83,490 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 27,220 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Intel Corporation
      $135,736/yr
      Range: $79K - $192K
      255 salaries
      $135,736/yr
      $79K$192K
      MIT
      $74,180/yr
      Range: $52K - $136K
      233 salaries
      $74,180/yr
      $52K$136K
      Eli Lilly and Company
      $111,981/yr
      Range: $103K - $136K
      141 salaries
      $111,981/yr
      $103K$136K
      University of Virginia
      $54,590/yr
      Range: $45K - $109K
      118 salaries
      $54,590/yr
      $45K$109K
      Research Foundation of State University New York
      $63,443/yr
      Range: $45K - $97K
      101 salaries
      $63,443/yr
      $45K$97K
      The Ohio State University
      $59,135/yr
      Range: $45K - $100K
      94 salaries
      $59,135/yr
      $45K$100K
      MD Anderson Cancer Center
      $61,717/yr
      Range: $54K - $102K
      92 salaries
      $61,717/yr
      $54K$102K

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      Facebook
      $146,173/yr
      Range: $122K - $196K
      91 salaries
      $146,173/yr
      $122K$196K
      Siemens
      $109,144/yr
      Range: $91K - $132K
      86 salaries
      $109,144/yr
      $91K$132K
      Google
      $147,473/yr
      Range: $126K - $198K
      78 salaries
      $147,473/yr
      $126K$198K
      Amazon
      $119,959/yr
      Range: $92K - $154K
      76 salaries
      $119,959/yr
      $92K$154K
      Virginia Tech
      $58,734/yr
      Range: $48K - $94K
      69 salaries
      $58,734/yr
      $48K$94K
      Battelle
      $87,129/yr
      Range: $65K - $112K
      67 salaries
      $87,129/yr
      $65K$112K
      UT Southwestern Medical Center
      $55,150/yr
      Range: $46K - $69K
      66 salaries
      $55,150/yr
      $46K$69K
      Pioneer Hybrid International
      $108,317/yr
      Range: $91K - $155K
      62 salaries
      $108,317/yr
      $91K$155K
      University of Washington
      $57,690/yr
      Range: $34K - $97K
      57 salaries
      $57,690/yr
      $34K$97K
      University of Texas System
      $59,141/yr
      Range: $45K - $113K
      52 salaries
      $59,141/yr
      $45K$113K
      IBM
      $154,549/yr
      Range: $71K - $206K
      49 salaries
      $154,549/yr
      $71K$206K
      Washington University in St. Louis
      $51,045/yr
      Range: $42K - $71K
      48 salaries
      $51,045/yr
      $42K$71K
      Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene
      $63,452/yr
      Range: $56K - $127K
      46 salaries
      $63,452/yr
      $56K$127K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $80,000
      per year
      A Scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $80,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
      $180,000
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the Knoxville, TN Area area reported making $180,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Knoxville, TN Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Government
      $50,000
      per year
      A Scientist in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $50,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      Indianapolis, IN Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Public
      $102,500
      per year
      A Research Scientist in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $102,500 per year
      Additional Pay
      $3k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $140,000
      per year
      A Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $140,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $5k cash bonus
      $1k stock bonus
      $250 profit sharing
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Public
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