Scientist Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 4,221 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: March 17, 2019
Average salary
$93,964 per year
  • Most Reported
$22,000
$215,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Scientist make in the United States?

The average salary for a Scientist is $93,964 per year in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 4,221 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Scientist employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Scientist is 1-3 years.
Scientist salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$134,235 per year
$133,578 per year
$133,051 per year
$134,036 per year
$122,470 per year
$118,050 per year
$114,009 per year
$113,700 per year
11 salaries
$115,533 per year
$108,056 per year
Scientist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$156,989 per year
$52,685 per year
$112,341 per year
$102,597 per year
$89,300 per year

Scientist job openings

Scientist I
KBI Biopharma
Durham, NC
Scientist I
Takara Bio USA, Inc.
Ann Arbor, MI
Scientist 2
Apex Companies, LLC
Rockville, MD
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