ASSISTANT SCIENTIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$78,000
$52,000
Min 10%
$78,000
Median 50%
$117,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Hospital for Special Surgery
Highest Paying City
Oakland, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
2.8 years
How much does an assistant scientist make?
As an Assistant Scientist in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $78,397 per year or $37.69 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $52,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $117,000. Most Assistant Scientist jobs are in Professional companies and Technology companies. California, Oregon, Hawaii, Nevada, and Washington are some of the states with the best Assistant Scientist salaries in the US. The typical employment in the position spans 2.8 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Scientist
$83,906

Average Assistant Scientist Salary By Company

If you are an Assistant Scientist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Assistant Scientists are in Professional companies and Technology companies. Companies like Hospital for Special Surgery or Associated University will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Bristol-Myers Squibb and Kellogg also pay high salaries to their Assistant Scientists.

Average Assistant Scientist Salary By Location

Assistant Scientists in the United States of America make on average $78,397 a year or $37.69 per hour. Working in Oakland, CA as an Assistant Scientist will pay you the highest wages at around $101,421 per year. The average entry-level salary in Oakland, CA is $62,000. California, Oregon, Hawaii, Nevada, and Washington are the top 5 highest earning states for Assistant Scientists. The lowest earning states are Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Louisiana, and Kentucky.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Oakland, CA
$101,421
2
Portland, OR
$89,070
3
Hilo, HI
$88,821
4
Tucson, AZ
$80,213
5
Carlsbad, NM
$78,688

Average Assistant Scientist Salary By Industry

Wages for Assistant Scientists can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Professional companies, and Technology companies pay higher-than-average wages for Assistant Scientists. Manufacturing companies pay Assistant Scientists an average salary of $91,409, Professional companies pay $83,204, and Technology companys come in at $80,125. The average salary for Assistant Scientists in the Pharmaceutical industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $72,874.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$91,409
2
Professional
$83,204
3
Technology
$80,125
4
Health Care
$78,916
5
Pharmaceutical
$72,874

RECENTLY ADDED Assistant Scientist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
10/30/2019
$42,512
University of Michigan
Assistant Scientist
10/25/2019
$110,000
10/10/2019
$35,583
10/08/2019
$35,583
09/05/2019
$35,460
09/05/2019
$35,460
08/28/2019
$70,000
07/25/2019
$50,000
06/09/2019
$50,000
University of Florida
Assistant Scientist
03/11/2019
$65,600
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