Application Scientist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$72,000
$51,000
$72,000
$103,000
Application scientists in the United States make an average salary of $72,821 per year or $35.01 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $51,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $103,000. If you like following the crowd, health care and manufacturing companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out technology, health care, and manufacturing companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, Nevada, and Maine provide the highest application scientist salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Edison, NJ
$107,091
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Map of Application Scientist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Application Scientists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Application Scientist Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New Jersey, Connecticut and Delaware, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for application scientists. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Georgia, Texas, and Mississippi.

Average Application Scientist Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as an application scientist, being employed by a company such as Nanometrics or Electronic Arts would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Hummingbird and Harvard Bioscience also report highly competitive salaries for application scientists.

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Average Application Scientist Pay By Industry

The salary for an application scientist can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for application scientists tend to be found in technology, health care, and manufacturing companies. In fact, application scientists can make a yearly salary of $97,738 while working for technology companies.

Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$97,738
$98k
Health Care
Health Care
$73,775
$74k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$69,564
$70k
Retail
Retail
$67,679
$68k

Application Scientist Salary History

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Application Scientist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an application scientist can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Application Scientist Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Advanced Materials Technology Inc.
Advanced Materials Technology Inc.
Application Scientist
Application Scientist
Application Scientist
09/09/2019
09/09/2019
$105,000
$105,000
09/09/2019
Application Scientist
Application Scientist
08/12/2019
08/12/2019
$120,000
$120,000
08/12/2019
Application Scientist (Specialized Nutrition)
Application Scientist (Specialized Nutrition)
06/27/2019
06/27/2019
$110,000
$110,000
06/27/2019
Application Scientist
Application Scientist
06/26/2019
06/26/2019
$87,880
$87,880
06/26/2019
Applications Scientist
Applications Scientist
05/12/2019
05/12/2019
$113,256
$113,256
05/12/2019
Application Scientist
Application Scientist
05/08/2019
05/08/2019
$120,000
$120,000
05/08/2019
Rigaku Americas Corporation
Rigaku Americas Corporation
Applications Scientist-XRD
Applications Scientist-XRD
Applications Scientist-XRD
04/18/2019
04/18/2019
$90,300
$90,300
04/18/2019
Scientist, Meat, Seafood & Poultry Applications
Scientist, Meat, Seafood & Poultry Applications
04/11/2019
04/11/2019
$72,963
$72,963
04/11/2019
Polymer Applications Scientist
Polymer Applications Scientist
03/26/2019
03/26/2019
$80,000
$80,000
03/26/2019
New York Genome Center, Inc.
New York Genome Center, Inc.
Associate Application Scientist
Associate Application Scientist
Associate Application Scientist
03/22/2019
03/22/2019
$83,000
$83,000
03/22/2019