Research scientist

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How much does a Research Scientist make in Boston, MA?

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71 salaries reported, updated at Jun 11, 2020
$123,446
per year
The average salary for a research scientist is $123,446 per year in Boston, MA.
25% higher
than national average
Most common benefits
  • Stock options
  • Family leave
  • Commuter assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Health insurance
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Most common benefits for Research Scientists

  • Stock options
  • Family leave
  • Commuter assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Relocation assistance
  • Referral program
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Gym membership
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65% of Research scientists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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