Research Scientist Salaries in United States

32,634 SalariesUpdated Aug 3, 2020

Average Base Pay
$77,173 / yr
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How much does a Research Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Research Scientist is $77,173 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 32,634 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees.

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Research Scientist

Facebook

$155,597/yr

Range: $140K - $228K

701 salaries

$155,597/yr
$140K$228K

Research Scientist

Intel Corporation

$137,372/yr

Range: $29K - $202K

374 salaries

$137,372/yr
$29K$202K

Research Scientist

MIT

$73,707/yr

Range: $40K - $193K

319 salaries

$73,707/yr
$40K$193K

Research Scientist

Amazon

$115,699/yr

Range: $13K - $161K

189 salaries

$115,699/yr
$13K$161K

Research Scientist

Eli Lilly and Company

$116,736/yr

Range: $97K - $157K

182 salaries

$116,736/yr
$97K$157K

Research Scientist

NVIDIA

$158,892/yr

Range: $130K - $179K

180 salaries

$158,892/yr
$130K$179K

Research Scientist

University of Virginia

$55,183/yr

Range: $45K - $109K

139 salaries

$55,183/yr
$45K$109K

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Research Scientist

Google

$148,204/yr

Range: $126K - $259K

118 salaries

$148,204/yr
$126K$259K

Research Scientist

Research Foundation of State University New York

$61,580/yr

Range: $45K - $97K

117 salaries

$61,580/yr
$45K$97K

Research Scientist

The Ohio State University

$59,154/yr

Range: $45K - $120K

108 salaries

$59,154/yr
$45K$120K

Research Scientist

MD Anderson Cancer Center

$61,362/yr

Range: $52K - $102K

107 salaries

$61,362/yr
$52K$102K

Research Scientist

University of Washington

$46,286/yr

Range: $34K - $102K

101 salaries

$46,286/yr
$34K$102K

Research Scientist

AMRI

$49,412/yr

Range: $43K - $59K

98 salaries

$49,412/yr
$43K$59K

Research Scientist

Georgia Tech

$56,371/yr

Range: $31K - $89K

91 salaries

$56,371/yr
$31K$89K

Research Scientist

Siemens

$110,178/yr

Range: $96K - $131K

91 salaries

$110,178/yr
$96K$131K

Research Scientist

UT Southwestern Medical Center

$55,630/yr

Range: $45K - $69K

87 salaries

$55,630/yr
$45K$69K

Research Scientist

The University of Texas Medical Branch

$52,524/yr

Range: $44K - $75K

82 salaries

$52,524/yr
$44K$75K

Research Scientist

KLA

$122,758/yr

Range: $100K - $182K

78 salaries

$122,758/yr
$100K$182K

Research Scientist

Bristol Myers Squibb

$91,875/yr

Range: $76K - $126K

76 salaries

$91,875/yr
$76K$126K

Research Scientist

Battelle

$87,104/yr

Range: $68K - $111K

76 salaries

$87,104/yr
$68K$111K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$105,000
per year
A Scientist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $105,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
$6k stock bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$110,000
per year
A Scientist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$110,000
per year
A Scientist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$77,500
per year
A Scientist in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $77,500 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$160,000
per year
A Research Scientist in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$66,000
per year
A Research Scientist in the Idaho Falls, ID Area area reported making $66,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
$1k profit sharing
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Idaho Falls, ID Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$140,000
per year
A Scientist in the Vicksburg, MS Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Vicksburg, MS Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
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