Research Scientist Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 1,726 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: October 19, 2018
Average salary
$72,089 per year
  • Most Reported
$15,000
$172,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Research Scientist make in the United States?

The average salary for a Research Scientist is $72,089 per year in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 1,726 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Research Scientist employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Research Scientist is 2-4 years.
Research Scientist salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$114,447 per year
$114,341 per year
$105,773 per year
$101,080 per year
$98,475 per year
$97,487 per year
$91,415 per year
$113,454 per year
$92,462 per year
$84,987 per year
Research Scientist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$71,082 per year
$74,367 per year
$62,488 per year
$71,925 per year
$74,151 per year

Research Scientist job openings

Research Associate
Arytha Biosciences
San Diego, CA
Bench Scientist I (12899-1)
Incedoinc
La Jolla, CA
Research Scientist
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
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