How much does a research scientist lead make?
The national average salary for a Research Scientist Lead in the U.S. is $85,707 annually or $41.21 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $134,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $54,000 per year. Internet companies and Pharmaceutical companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. States with the highest Research Scientist Lead salaries include New Jersey, California, Nevada, Delaware, and Connecticut. The typical tenure for a Research Scientist Lead is 4.3 years.