Facebook Research Scientist SalaryFacebook Research Scientist Salary

$167,388

Average Base Salary

$251,654

Average Total Compensation

Min: $130K
Max: $228K
Base Salary
Median: $160K
Mean (Average): $167K
Data points: 921
Min: $4K
Max: $544K
Total Compensation
Median: $261K
Mean (Average): $252K
Data points: 59

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Normalized Facebook Research Scientist Salaries


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The average base salary for Research Scientist at Meta is in the top 94% compared to all other companies salaries.

The average base salary for Research Scientist at Meta is $167,388 while the average Research Scientist base salary is $93,923.

If we normalize the salaries at Meta by the cost of living, then the average base salary for Research Scientist at Meta is in the top 94% compared to all other companies.

If we normalize the salaries at Meta by the years of experience, then the average base salary for Research Scientist at Meta is in the top 100% compared to all other companies.

Facebook Research Scientist Salary by Seniority Levels

$201K
$251K
Manager
Median: $235K
Mean (Average): $232K
Data points: 13
$164K
$277K
Senior
Median: $230K
Mean (Average): $227K
Data points: 12
$152K
$203K
Mid-Level
Median: $173K
Mean (Average): $178K
Data points: 15
$160K
$168K
Entry Level
Median: $160K
Mean (Average): $163K
Data points: 5

Seniority can increase the pay of a Research Scientist at Meta. Here are the base salaries of a Research Scientist at Meta grouped into 4 seniority categories.

Facebook Research Scientist Salary Compared to other Positions

$147K
$277K
Product Manager
Median: $205K
Mean (Average): $209K
Data points: 672
$120K
$260K
Machine Learning Engineer
Median: $190K
Mean (Average): $188K
Data points: 213
$118K
$240K
Software Engineer
Median: $175K
Mean (Average): $178K
Data points: 5,286
$122K
$239K
Growth Marketing Analyst
Median: $166K
Mean (Average): $170K
Data points: 28
$130K
$228K
Research Scientist
Median: $160K
Mean (Average): $167K
Data points: 921
$128K
$229K
Business Intelligence
Median: $152K
Mean (Average): $167K
Data points: 14
$120K
$200K
Data Engineer
Median: $160K
Mean (Average): $163K
Data points: 1,115
$115K
$205K
Data Scientist
Median: $160K
Mean (Average): $160K
Data points: 1,470
$105K
$178K
Product Analyst
Median: $144K
Mean (Average): $142K
Data points: 4
$95K
$183K
Data Analyst
Median: $135K
Mean (Average): $136K
Data points: 73
$93K
$178K
Business Analyst
Median: $134K
Mean (Average): $132K
Data points: 61

Most data science positions fall under different position titles depending on the actual role.

From the graph we can see that on average the Product Manager role pays the most with a $209,281 base salary while the Business Analyst role on average pays the least with a $131,795 base salary.

Top Cities for Facebook Research Scientist Salaries

$130K
$235K
San Francisco, CA
Median: $168K
Mean (Average): $175K
Data points: 451
$133K
$210K
Seattle, WA
Median: $157K
Mean (Average): $163K
Data points: 270
$135K
$198K
New York, NY
Median: $160K
Mean (Average): $160K
Data points: 100
$140K
$183K
Boston, MA
Median: $160K
Mean (Average): $159K
Data points: 25
$115K
$203K
Pittsburgh, PA
Median: $150K
Mean (Average): $150K
Data points: 68
$147K
$150K
Washington, DC
Median: $149K
Mean (Average): $149K
Data points: 2
$146K
London, United Kingdom
Median: $146K
Mean (Average): $146K
Data points: 1
$136K
$150K
Los Angeles, CA
Median: $143K
Mean (Average): $143K
Data points: 2
$140K
Atlanta, GA
Median: $140K
Mean (Average): $140K
Data points: 1

The Research Scientist salary in San Francisco, CA is the highest paying salary with a $175,033 average base salary. The Research Scientist salary in Atlanta, GA is the lowest paying salary with $140,000 average base salary.

Facebook Research Scientist Salary Compared to other Companies

$127K
$630K
Netflix
Median: $335K
Mean (Average): $370K
Data points: 18
$156K
$280K
Spotify
Median: $175K
Mean (Average): $212K
Data points: 5
$180K
$204K
Convoy Inc
Median: $190K
Mean (Average): $189K
Data points: 7
$149K
$220K
Waymo
Median: $178K
Mean (Average): $184K
Data points: 24
$135K
$250K
Citadel Llc
Median: $165K
Mean (Average): $177K
Data points: 9
$150K
$196K
Element
Median: $180K
Mean (Average): $174K
Data points: 6
$135K
$223K
Lyft
Median: $170K
Mean (Average): $171K
Data points: 26
$158K
$192K
Criteo
Median: $160K
Mean (Average): $168K
Data points: 7
$120K
$200K
Bytedance Inc.
Median: $175K
Mean (Average): $168K
Data points: 41
$150K
$190K
Baidu
Median: $167K
Mean (Average): $167K
Data points: 20
$130K
$228K
Meta
Median: $160K
Mean (Average): $167K
Data points: 921
$132K
$212K
Google
Median: $156K
Mean (Average): $164K
Data points: 257
$142K
$205K
Apple
Median: $155K
Mean (Average): $164K
Data points: 16
$133K
$179K
Dataminr, Inc.
Median: $170K
Mean (Average): $162K
Data points: 14
$142K
$179K
Median: $154K
Mean (Average): $159K
Data points: 5

The Research Scientist at Netflix salary is the highest paying salary with a $370,348 average base salary. The Research Scientist at University Of Oregon salary is the lowest paying salary with $45,000 average base salary.