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Research Scientist Salary

How much does a Research Scientist make in the United States?
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$87,337 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$42 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$2,428 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average research scientist salary in United States is $87,337 or an equivalent hourly rate of $42. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,428. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$61,751 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$108,219 (USD)

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