Research Scientist Salary in 2024

💰 The median Research Scientist Salary in 2024 is USD 187,789

✏️ This salary info is based on 796 individual salaries reported during 2024

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Salary details

The average Research Scientist salary lies between USD 143,000 and USD 239,000 globally. It represents the overall compensation/gross salary amount for the working year (before deductions like social security, taxes and other contributions), not including equity/stock options or similar benefits.

Job title
Research Scientist
Experience
all levels
Region
global/worldwide
Salary year
2024
Sample size
796
Top 10%
$ 284,000
Top 25%
$ 239,000
Median
$ 187,789
Bottom 25%
$ 143,000
Bottom 10%
$ 113,700

All data shown are full-time equivalent (FTE) salaries. Part-time salary information has been extrapolated to its FTE value.

Last updated: July 14, 2024

Salary trend

Top 20 Job Tags for Research Scientist roles

The three most common job tag items assiciated with Research Scientist job listings are Research, Machine Learning and Python. Below you find a list of the 20 most occuring job tags in 2024 and the number of open jobs that where associated with them during that period:

Research | 852 jobs Machine Learning | 660 jobs Python | 607 jobs Computer Science | 551 jobs Engineering | 533 jobs PhD | 526 jobs Deep Learning | 338 jobs Physics | 309 jobs NLP | 300 jobs PyTorch | 269 jobs Statistics | 269 jobs Mathematics | 260 jobs Computer Vision | 241 jobs Architecture | 233 jobs LLMs | 225 jobs VR | 204 jobs NeurIPS | 199 jobs TensorFlow | 195 jobs Generative AI | 179 jobs ICML | 169 jobs

Top 20 Job Perks/Benefits for Research Scientist roles

The three most common job benefits and perks assiciated with Research Scientist job listings are Career development, Health care and Equity / stock options. Below you find a list of the 20 most occuring job perks or benefits in 2024 and the number of open jobs that where offering them during that period:

Career development | 653 jobs Health care | 435 jobs Equity / stock options | 416 jobs Conferences | 388 jobs Salary bonus | 293 jobs Flex hours | 186 jobs Competitive pay | 167 jobs Flex vacation | 126 jobs Wellness | 116 jobs Medical leave | 116 jobs Insurance | 116 jobs Team events | 112 jobs Parental leave | 107 jobs Startup environment | 94 jobs 401(k) matching | 89 jobs Relocation support | 49 jobs Fitness / gym | 27 jobs Transparency | 24 jobs Unlimited paid time off | 24 jobs Home office stipend | 20 jobs

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