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The average scientist research salary in United States is $83,648 or an equivalent hourly rate of $40. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $3,413. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level scientist research (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $62,316. On the other end, a senior level scientist research (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $126,216.

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Research market conditions in local, regional, or national areas, or gather information to determine potential sales of a product or service, or create a marketing campaign. May gather information on competitors, prices, sales, and methods of marketing and distribution.

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