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How much does a Research Scientist make?

Updated 20 Jan 2022
US$97,507 /yr
Average Base Pay

15,394 salaries

US$56K

Low

US$98K

Average

US$168K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Research Scientist make? The national average salary for a Research Scientist is $97,507 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 15,394 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Research Scientist$5,500 /mo
L3
Senior Research Scientist$7,000 /mo
L4
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A*Star
3.8

A*Star

Research Scientist - Monthly

$5,550

 /mo
Range: $4K - $10K
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$4K

$10K

$4,000 - $10,000 Range

National University of Singapore
4.1

National University of Singapore

Research Scientist - Monthly

$5,000

 /mo
Range: $3K - $6K

$3K

$6K

$2,500 - $6,000 Range

Nanyang Technological University
4

Nanyang Technological University

Research Scientist - Monthly

$5,000

 /mo
Range: $3K - $8K

$3K

$8K

$3,000 - $8,000 Range

i2R
3.9

i2R

Research Scientist - Monthly

$6,000

 /mo
Range: $5K - $8K

$5K

$8K

$4,700 - $7,600 Range

Singapore Management University
4.4

Singapore Management University

Research Scientist - Monthly

$6,000

 /mo
Range: $5K - $6K

$5K

$6K

$5,000 - $6,200 Range

IHPC
4

IHPC

Research Scientist - Monthly

$6,800

 /mo
Range: $5K - $8K

$5K

$8K

$5,000 - $8,000 Range

Institute of Microelectronics
2.8

Institute of Microelectronics

Research Scientist

$67,200

 /yr
Range: $7K - $120K

$7K

$120K

$6,500 - $120,000 Range

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IMRE
4.2

IMRE

Research Scientist - Monthly

$6,650

 /mo
Range: $6K - $8K

$6K

$8K

$5,500 - $7,917 Range

Nanyang Technological University
4

Nanyang Technological University

Research Scientist - Monthly Contractor

$5,200

 /mo
Range: $5K - $6K

$5K

$6K

$4,500 - $5,600 Range

Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology
4.1

Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology

Research Scientist - Monthly

$5,500

 /mo
Range: $5K - $7K

$5K

$7K

$5,000 - $6,600 Range

Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology
4

Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology

Research Scientist - Monthly

$7,750

 /mo
Range: $7K - $12K

$7K

$12K

$6,655 - $11,500 Range

Data Storage Institute
3.5

Data Storage Institute

Research Scientist - Monthly

$6,900

 /mo
Range: $6K - $8K

$6K

$8K

$6,000 - $8,000 Range

Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences
3.5

Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences

Research Scientist - Monthly

$6,025

 /mo
Range: $517 - $8K

$517

$8K

$517 - $7,800 Range

A*Star
3.8

A*Star

Research Scientist - Monthly Contractor

$6,200

 /mo
Range: $6K - $8K

$6K

$8K

$5,500 - $7,500 Range

Singapore Management University
4.4

Singapore Management University

Research Scientist - Monthly Contractor

$6,050

 /mo
Range: $5K - $7K

$5K

$7K

$5,000 - $6,700 Range

Singapore University of Technology and Design
3.9

Singapore University of Technology and Design

Research Scientist - Monthly

$6,706

 /mo
Range: $5K - $8K

$5K

$8K

$5,000 - $8,000 Range

Salesforce
4.4

Salesforce

Research Scientist - Monthly

$15,000

 /mo
Range: $14K - $15K

$14K

$15K

$13,583 - $15,000 Range

National Environment Agency
3.3

National Environment Agency

Research Scientist

$84,000

 /yr
Range: $60K - $100K

$60K

$100K

$60,000 - $100,000 Range

Wilmar
3.6

Wilmar

Research Scientist - Monthly

$5,400

 /mo
Range: $5K - $6K

$5K

$6K

$4,500 - $5,800 Range

Agency of Science Technology and Research
4.3

Agency of Science Technology and Research

Research Scientist

$6,500

 /yr
Range: $6K - $78K

$6K

$78K

$6,000 - $78,000 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Scientist salaries

The national average salary for a Research Scientist is $5,500 per month in Singapore. Filter by location to see a Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 246 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Scientist employees.

The highest salary for a Research Scientist in Singapore is $7,500 per month.

The lowest salary for a Research Scientist in Singapore is $4,000 per month.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent research scientist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$6,000
monthly
A Scientist in the Singapore Area area reported making $6,000 per month
Additional Pay
$6k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Singapore Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$6,000
monthly
A Research Scientist in the Singapore Area area reported making $6,000 per month
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Singapore Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$5,500
per year
A Scientist in the Singapore Area area reported making $5,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Singapore Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$80,000
per year
A Scientist in the Singapore Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
Singapore Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$10,000
monthly
A Scientist in the Singapore Area area reported making $10,000 per month
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Singapore Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$3,660
monthly
A Scientist in the Singapore Area area reported making $3,660 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Singapore Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$10,000
monthly
A Scientist in the Singapore Area area reported making $10,000 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Singapore Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private