Scientist Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 4,236 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: March 16, 2019
Average salary
$93,983 per year
  • Most Reported
$22,000
$215,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Scientist make in the United States?

The average salary for a Scientist is $93,983 per year in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 4,236 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
$136,016 per year
$133,051 per year
$134,036 per year
$133,550 per year
$122,470 per year
$118,050 per year
$113,700 per year
11 salaries
$115,533 per year
$108,056 per year
$114,009 per year
Scientist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$157,020 per year
$52,683 per year
$112,341 per year
$102,673 per year
$89,300 per year

Scientist job openings

Scientist I
Takara Bio USA, Inc.
Ann Arbor, MI
Principal or Senior Scientist
Locus Biosciences
Research Triangle Park, NC
Scientist I/Scientist II, Molecular Biology
Voyager Therapeutics
Cambridge, MA
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