How much does a Field Scientist make? The average Field Scientist salary is $49,733 as of January 26, 2024, but the salary range typically falls between $42,136 and $56,474. Salary ranges 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Quandary Consultants, LLC - Denver , CO
Environmental Scientist II: QS Field Lead Quandary Consultants LLC (Quandary) is looking for an Environmental Scientist to join our growing team of diverse professionals. Quandary is a full-service ...
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J.S. Held - Redmond , WA
Minimum BSc and MS in materials science and engineering, polymer science or related fields * Material scientist with strong background in chemistry, mechanical properties and degradation of thermoset ...
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Parse Biosciences - San Jose , CA
THE POSITION As a field application scientist at Parse Biosciences, you will act as the scientific liaison between the company and our customers. You will build long lasting relationships with ...
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Broadbent & Associates, Inc - Elko , NV
Project Geologist / Project Environmental Scientist Broadbent & Associates, Inc. of Elko, Nevada is ... Conduct regular field visits to drive project execution and ensure that appropriate health and ...
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Singular Genomics - San Diego , CA
As a Spatial Field Application Scientist 2 at Singular Genomics, you will play a pivotal role in driving customer success and adoption of the Singular Genomics spatial platform, working in close ...
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Wilson Construction Co. - Corona , CA
The successful candidate will work on a variety of office and field tasks, including managing ... Essential Environmental Scientist Duties and Responsibilities: • Conducting field monitoring and ...
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Field Scientist Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Field Scientist between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of January 26, 2024. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Field Scientist in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $62,167
Washington, DC $55,363
Miami, FL $48,267
Chicago, IL $52,464
Boston, MA $56,035
New York, NY $58,437
Dallas, TX $49,410
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What is the average salary for Field Scientist in 2024?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Field Scientist in the United States. The base salary for Field Scientist ranges from $42,136 to $56,474 with the average base salary of $49,733. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $43,744 to $59,123 with the average total cash compensation of $50,871.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $49,733 $42,136 - $56,474
Bonus $1,138 $1,608 - $2,648
Total Pay $50,871 $43,744 - $59,123
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What's the difference between Field Application Scientist and Field Scientist?
According to our latest salary estimation on January 26, 2024. The average salary of Field Scientist is $49,733, and the average salary of Field Application Scientist is $92,653. The average salary of Field Application Scientist is higher than Field Scientist. ( 2024-01-26 )
I am a Field Scientist, which location’s salary is higher, Lowell, MA or Pensacola, FL?
Lowell, MA typically sees higher pay than Pensacola, FL for Field Scientist. a Field Scientist Salary in Lowell, MA is $54,254 as of January 26, 2024; a Field Scientist Salary in Pensacola, FL is $45,058 as of January 26, 2024. ( 2024-01-26 )
Why does the salary of a Field Scientist vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2024-01-26 )
What are the Pay Factors for Field Scientist?
Salary ranges for a Field Scientist can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2024-01-26 )
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