R&D Scientist Salary in the United States

How much does a R&D Scientist make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a R&D Scientist in the United States is $35 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $28 and $43. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

R&D Scientist

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Job Openings for R&D Scientist
New Mexico State University -
Requisition Number 1902052S Classification Title PSL Subject Matter Expert,R&D Position Job Title PSL Subject Matter Expert,R&D College/Division Physical Science Laboratory Department 470680-PSL ...
LinkedIn - 1 day ago
This is an opportunity to leverage R&D and patent experience in one setting. Duties / Expectations ... D. in a life or physical science. (BioChemistry, Microbiology, or Molecular Biology background is ...
LinkedIn - 4 days ago
Solid Power, Inc. -
Solid Power is seeking an R&D Lab Technician to join our talented team working to revolutionize the ... Working as part of a team of scientists/engineers/technicians under direct supervision of senior ...
LinkedIn - 2 days ago
Redwood Materials, Inc. - San Francisco , CA
... and materials science; and (v) supporting setup, testing, and commissioning of new chemical ... research and development leadership role, preferably with new process development Experience ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
Netpace, Inc - Santa Monica , CA
... scientific field or equivalent experience in association with R&D project teams and/or in cross ... functional project management activities. Company Description Netpace is a data-driven provider of ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
GQR Global Markets -
Seeking an experienced scientist excited to contribute to a growing Translational Science team in ... Innovation driven, ultimately inspired by the research and development of oncology targets * Able ...
LinkedIn - 2 days ago