How much does a Junior Research Scientist make? The average Junior Research Scientist salary is $60,809 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $57,602 and $66,928. 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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SRI International - Harrisonburg , VA
... junior scientists and researchers as needed Qualifications: Ph.D. in cancer biology, immuno-oncology or related discipline 3 years post graduate experience Strong background in in vitro/ex vivo ... - 79 days ago
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Roach M, Chou JW, Lavin B, & Maclean JR. Challenges and opportunities in atypical Parkinsonian ... Additional Day To Day Activities May Include Research Scientists are responsible for supporting ...
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STR - Arlington , VA
Mentor junior staff * Publish results in academic journals and conferences Who You Are * MS in Mathematics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related discipline, or BS with research ...
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Allegheny Science & Technology - Arlington , VA
Allegheny Science & Technology (AST) is looking for a Financial Analyst to support project teams in the DoD Office of Energy Initiatives. The analyst must demonstrate strong skills in research ...
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Riverside Research - Springfield , VA
... science, and expand market opportunities. In 2015, Riverside Research expanded its facility in ... Job Number: 783 Riverside Research has an exciting opportunity for a Junior C/C++ developer. The ...
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Rincon Research Corp - Chantilly , VA
At Rincon Research Corporation, our primary business is innovating, developing, and fielding ... Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics/Statistics, or other equivalent ...
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Junior Research Scientist Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Junior Research Scientist between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of April 26, 2022. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Junior Research Scientist in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $76,012
Washington, DC $67,693
Miami, FL $59,199
Chicago, IL $64,512
Boston, MA $68,514
New York, NY $73,154
Dallas, TX $60,414
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What is the average salary for Junior Research Scientist in 2022?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Junior Research Scientist in the United States. The base salary for Junior Research Scientist ranges from $57,602 to $66,928 with the average base salary of $60,809. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $57,602 to $66,928 with the average total cash compensation of $60,809.
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Base Salary $60,809 $57,602 - $66,928
Bonus $0 $0 - $0
Total Pay $60,809 $57,602 - $66,928
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What's the difference between Junior Scientist and Junior Research Scientist?
According to our latest salary estimation on April 26, 2022. The average salary of Junior Research Scientist is $60,809, and the average salary of Junior Scientist is $51,729. The average salary of Junior Scientist is lower than Junior Research Scientist. ( 2022-04-26 )
I am a Junior Research Scientist, which location’s salary is higher, San Bernardino, CA or Arlington, MA?
Arlington, MA typically sees higher pay than San Bernardino, CA for Junior Research Scientist. a Junior Research Scientist Salary in Arlington, MA is $68,514 as of April 26, 2022; a Junior Research Scientist Salary in San Bernardino, CA is $64,783 as of April 26, 2022. ( 2022-04-26 )
Why does the salary of a Junior Research 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. ( 2022-04-26 )
What are the Pay Factors for Junior Research Scientist?
Salary ranges for a Junior Research 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 ( 2022-04-26 )
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Last Update: April 26, 2022