Research Scientist Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 1,005 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: March 15, 2019
Average salary
$75,835 per year
  • Most Reported
$14,000
$187,000
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Research Scientist is $75,835 per year in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 1,005 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
$160,758 per year
$134,047 per year
$120,333 per year
$110,244 per year
$105,666 per year
$87,499 per year
$112,084 per year
$96,696 per year
$96,043 per year
$82,563 per year
Research Scientist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$71,443 per year
$72,237 per year
$126,782 per year
$72,939 per year
$51,260 per year

Research Scientist job openings

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Ann Arbor, MI
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Pfizer Inc.
Andover, MA
Research Scientist, Google Brain (United States)
Google
Cambridge, MA
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