**Scientists earn $66,000 annually on average**, or $32 per hour, which is 2% more than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Scientists work for Elan at $114,000 annually while the lowest paid Scientists work for Commonwealth of Virginia earning approximately $30,000 each year.

+$17K (22%) more than **national average Scientist salary ($66K)**

+$22K (30%) more than **average Novozymes salary ($61K)**

-$1K (1%) less than **average Novozymes Scientist salary ($83K)**

+$13K (14%) more than **average Novozymes Scientist salary ($83K)**

-$12K (15%) less than **average Novozymes Scientist salary ($83K)**

+$2K (2%) more than **national average Scientist salary ($66K)**

-$3K (4%) less than **average Johnson & Johnson salary ($71K)**

-$13K (21%) less than **average Johnson & Johnson Scientist salary ($68K)**

-$38K (77%) less than **average Johnson & Johnson Scientist salary ($68K)**

+$23K (28%) more than **average Johnson & Johnson Scientist salary ($68K)**

-$5K (7%) less than **average GlaxoSmithKline salary ($71K)**

+$9K (12%) more than **average GlaxoSmithKline Scientist salary ($66K)**

-$15K (25%) less than **average GlaxoSmithKline Scientist salary ($66K)**

-$6K (9%) less than **average GlaxoSmithKline Scientist salary ($66K)**

-$5K (7%) less than **national average Scientist salary ($66K)**

-$10K (15%) less than **average Bristol-Myers Squibb salary ($71K)**

+$29K (38%) more than **average Bristol-Myers Squibb Scientist salary ($61K)**

+$9K (13%) more than **average Bristol-Myers Squibb Scientist salary ($61K)**

-$10K (17%) less than **average Bristol-Myers Squibb Scientist salary ($61K)**

+$41K (47%) more than **national average Scientist salary ($66K)**

+$47K (56%) more than **average Pacific Northwest National Laboratory salary ($60K)**

+$47K (36%) more than **average Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Scientist salary ($107K)**

-$51K (62%) less than **average Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Scientist salary ($107K)**

-$47K (56%) less than **average Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Scientist salary ($107K)**

+$48K (53%) more than **national average Scientist salary ($66K)**

+$42K (45%) more than **average Elan salary ($72K)**

+$43K (31%) more than **average Elan Scientist salary ($114K)**

-$43K (46%) less than **average Elan Scientist salary ($114K)**

+$8K (11%) more than **national average Scientist salary ($66K)**

+$13K (19%) more than **average Thermo Fisher Scientific salary ($61K)**

-$8K (11%) less than **average Thermo Fisher Scientific Scientist salary ($74K)**

+$7K (9%) more than **average Thermo Fisher Scientific Scientist salary ($74K)**

+$25K (46%) more than **average SGS salary ($41K)**

-$1K (1%) less than **average SGS Scientist salary ($66K)**

+$1K (1%) more than **average SGS Scientist salary ($66K)**

-$2K (3%) less than **national average Scientist salary ($66K)**

-$1K (1%) less than **average Alcon salary ($65K)**

-$7K (11%) less than **average Alcon Scientist salary ($64K)**

+$7K (10%) more than **average Alcon Scientist salary ($64K)**

-$6K (9%) less than **national average Scientist salary ($66K)**

+$7K (12%) more than **average Sigma-Aldrich salary ($53K)**

-$2K (3%) less than **average Sigma-Aldrich Scientist salary ($60K)**

+$1K (1%) more than **average Sigma-Aldrich Scientist salary ($60K)**

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