Scientist Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 2,661 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: August 18, 2019
Average salary
$84,332 per year
  • Most Reported
$22,000
$187,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Scientist make in the United States?

The average salary for a Scientist is $84,332 per year in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 2,661 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.

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Scientist salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$148,135 per year
$139,143 per year
$133,703 per year
$129,011 per year
$122,470 per year
$116,558 per year
$118,922 per year
$115,451 per year
$136,205 per year
$120,561 per year
Scientist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$52,801 per year
$113,999 per year
$148,251 per year
$96,523 per year
$102,597 per year