How much does a Senior Staff Scientist make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Senior Staff Scientist in the United States is $49 as of November 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $41 and $57. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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NPAworldwide Recruitment Network - Dulles , VA
The Staff Scientist will conduct research and development of advanced technologies targeting new and emerging sensors in conjunction with Engineers and Algorithm scientists. This position is a ...
Neuvoo - 7 days ago
We are currently looking for a Sr. Scientist I, Reduced Harm Product Development in Richmond, VA . In this role, you will: Assist in the formulation and development of reduced harm oral products that ...
Altria - 49 days ago
... oriented ElectromagneticPulse (EMP) Experimental Scientist (Electronic engineer ... The candidate must be capable ofcommunicating with technical experts and senior leaders both ...
Recruitics REACH - 1 day ago
National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Charlottesville , VA
For a scientific staff appointment, applicants should include a document in their application package that describes a research plan for advancing the state-of-the-art in radio astronomy ...
TheJobNetwork - 62 days ago
Veteran Staffing Network - Springfield , VA
... Senior Data Scientist position . Use your understanding of geographic information science and ... As a non-profit organization, we reinvest all revenues generated by the Veteran Staffing Network to ...
ZipRecruiter - 21 days ago
ACI Group, Inc. - McLean , VA
The individual has to have a technical depth in informatics or data science, experience as a ... Will advise senior leadership at NIH or other agencies on technical and policy decisions related to ... - 59 days ago
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