Research Scientist Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 705 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: May 18, 2019
Average salary
$75,417 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 $75,417 per year in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 705 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
$157,944 per year
$133,480 per year
$113,532 per year
$98,361 per year
$94,616 per year
$87,499 per year
$122,006 per year
$108,073 per year
$96,043 per year
$82,563 per year
Research Scientist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$57,745 per year
$70,032 per year
$68,560 per year
$103,094 per year
$68,330 per year

Research Scientist job openings

Cell Culture Biologist
Array BioPharma
Boulder, CO
Scientist I
Takara Bio USA, Inc.
Ann Arbor, MI
Sr. Research Engineer- Experimentalist
Samsung Research America
Burlington, MA
Research Assistant / Research Associate
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Research Assistant/Associate
Evotec WD
Princeton, NJ
Associate/Scientist/Senior Scientist, Cell and Molecular Biology
Foghorn Therapeutics
Cambridge, MA
R&D Scientist III
Honeywell
Morris Plains, NJ
R&D Scientist III
Honeywell
Kansas City, MO
Research Associate (Lab Manager)
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR
Research Associate (Lab Manager)
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR
Research Scientist
NWEA
Portland, OR
Research Scientist
IBSS
Boulder, CO
Senior Associate Scientist, Imaging
Invicro
Boston, MA
Senior Imaging Scientist, ex vivo
Invicro
Boston, MA
Research Scientist
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
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