Scientist Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 4,498 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: July 20, 2018
Average salary
$88,045 per year
  • Most Reported
$21,000
$201,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Scientist make in the United States?

The average salary for a Scientist is $88,045 per year in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 4,498 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
$123,504 per year
8 salaries
$128,710 per year
11 salaries
$109,803 per year
11 salaries
$113,354 per year
$110,622 per year
$105,344 per year
$103,041 per year
$101,228 per year
$104,352 per year
$103,580 per year
Scientist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$152,132 per year
$102,309 per year
$99,388 per year
$91,432 per year
$94,664 per year

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Hayward, CA
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National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD
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