Scientist Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 4,022 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: December 10, 2018
Average salary
$96,267 per year
  • Most Reported
$23,000
$219,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Scientist make in the United States?

The average salary for a Scientist is $96,267 per year in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 4,022 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
$139,549 per year
$135,107 per year
$132,286 per year
$132,750 per year
$122,470 per year
$116,022 per year
22 salaries
$113,243 per year
$105,372 per year
$113,877 per year
$110,353 per year
Scientist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$156,548 per year
$53,374 per year
$107,764 per year
$103,000 per year
$86,837 per year

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