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Research Scientist Salary

$93,923

Average Base Salary

$192,575

Average Total Compensation

Min: $49K
Max: $174K
Min: $5K
Max: $435K

Research Scientist Salary by Seniority Levels

Executive*
$231K
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$50K
$110K

Seniority can increase the pay of a Research Scientist. Here are the base salaries of a Research Scientist grouped into 5 seniority categories.

Research Scientist Salary Compared to other Positions


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 $154,583 base salary while the Business Analyst role on average pays the least with a $80,584 base salary.

Top Cities for Research Scientist Salaries


The Research Scientist salary in Seattle, WA is the highest paying salary with a $140,035 average base salary. The Research Scientist salary in Bucharest, Romania is the lowest paying salary with $41,000 average base salary.

Top Companies for Research Scientist Salaries

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The Research Scientist at Netflix salary is the highest paying salary with a $370,348 average base salary. The Research Scientist at University of Akron salary is the lowest paying salary with $46,960 average base salary.