Scientist Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 4,784 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: October 19, 2018
Average salary
$92,039 per year
  • Most Reported
$21,000
$212,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Scientist make in the United States?

The average salary for a Scientist is $92,039 per year in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 4,784 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
$143,245 per year
$118,420 per year
$114,406 per year
$111,632 per year
$107,517 per year
6 salaries
$110,213 per year
$104,982 per year
$103,041 per year
$103,580 per year
9 salaries
$120,298 per year
Scientist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$155,271 per year
$105,671 per year
$101,840 per year
$90,398 per year
$93,998 per year

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