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The average scientist salary in Arkansas, United States is $76,741 or an hourly rate of $37. This is 12% lower (-$10,587) than the average scientist salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,225.
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Senior Level Salary
An entry level scientist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $52,229. On the other end, a senior level scientist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $94,543.

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Job Description
Conduct research or perform investigation for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating sources of pollutants or hazards that affect either the environment or the health of the population. Using knowledge of various scientific disciplines, may collect, synthesize, study, report, and recommend action based on data derived from measurements or observations of air, food, soil, water, and other sources. Excludes “Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists" (19-1023), "Conservation Scientists" (19-1031), "Forest and Conservation Technicians" (19-4093), "Fish and Game Wardens" (33-3031), and "Forest and Conservation Workers" (45-4011).

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