Scientist Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 4,632 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: August 12, 2018
Average salary
$90,175 per year
  • Most Reported
$21,000
$206,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Scientist make in the United States?

The average salary for a Scientist is $90,175 per year in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 4,632 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
$148,135 per year
9 salaries
$131,160 per year
$111,648 per year
11 salaries
$113,354 per year
$105,344 per year
$103,489 per year
$103,041 per year
$103,580 per year
$98,667 per year
$103,151 per year
Scientist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$153,834 per year
$102,769 per year
$101,705 per year
$89,930 per year
$94,291 per year

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