Research Scientist Salary in 2024

💰 The median Research Scientist Salary in 2024 is USD 178,600

✏️ This salary info is based on 452 individual salaries reported during 2024

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Salary details

The average Research Scientist salary lies between USD 143,000 and USD 239,600 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
452
Top 10%
$ 293,000
Top 25%
$ 239,600
Median
$ 178,600
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: May 19, 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 | 554 jobs Machine Learning | 442 jobs Python | 399 jobs Computer Science | 349 jobs PhD | 346 jobs Engineering | 332 jobs Deep Learning | 231 jobs Physics | 193 jobs PyTorch | 192 jobs NLP | 184 jobs Mathematics | 163 jobs Statistics | 159 jobs LLMs | 158 jobs Computer Vision | 157 jobs Architecture | 145 jobs NeurIPS | 144 jobs TensorFlow | 142 jobs ICML | 125 jobs VR | 123 jobs R | 114 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 Conferences. 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 | 415 jobs Health care | 287 jobs Conferences | 259 jobs Equity | 238 jobs Flex vacation | 189 jobs Salary bonus | 158 jobs Flex hours | 138 jobs Competitive pay | 117 jobs Wellness | 88 jobs Insurance | 81 jobs Startup environment | 78 jobs Parental leave | 75 jobs Medical leave | 74 jobs 401(k) matching | 72 jobs Team events | 70 jobs Relocation support | 29 jobs Fitness / gym | 19 jobs Transparency | 17 jobs Flexible spending account | 16 jobs Unlimited paid time off | 16 jobs

Related salaries

Research Scientist @ $ 173,000 (global) - Mid-level / Intermediate Details
Research Scientist @ $ 171,750 (global) - Entry-level / Junior Details
Research Scientist @ $ 200,000 (global) - Senior-level / Expert Details
Research Scientist @ $ 178,600 (United States) Details
Research Scientist @ $ 173,000 (United States) - Mid-level / Intermediate Details
Research Scientist @ $ 171,750 (United States) - Entry-level / Junior Details
Research Scientist @ $ 200,000 (United States) - Senior-level / Expert Details
Research Scientist @ $ 154,950 (Canada) Details
Research Scientist @ $ 154,950 (Canada) - Senior-level / Expert Details

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