Average Yearly Salary
Min 10%
Median 50%
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Florence Law
Highest Paying City
Palo Alto, CA
Highest Paying State
Average Experience Level
2.1 years
How much does a scientific consultant make?
The national average salary for a Scientific Consultant in the United States is $87,446 per year or $42.04 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $159,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $47,000 per year. The best states for high paying Scientific Consultant jobs are Alaska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Colorado. The typical employment for a Scientific Consultant is 2.1 years.

Average Scientific Consultant Salary By Company

Scientific Consultants report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Florence Law and Accenture Federal Services LLC are the best paying companies for Scientific Consultants. In addition, companies like Professional Management Healthcare Consultants and Washington University in St. Louis report highly competitive salaries for Scientific Consultants.

Average Scientific Consultant Salary By Location

Scientific Consultants in the United States of America make on average $87,446 a year or $42.04 per hour. The city with the highest Scientific Consultant salary is Palo Alto, CA at $116,653 per year. Not only that, Palo Alto, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $69,000. Alaska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Colorado are the top 5 highest earning states for Scientific Consultants. Kentucky, Georgia, and Alabama have the lowest Scientific Consultant salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
Palo Alto, CA
Cambridge, MA
Kansas City, MO
Arlington, TX
Chicago, IL

Average Scientific Consultant Salary By Industry

Wages for Scientific Consultants can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Non Profits companies, Pharmaceutical companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Scientific Consultants. Non Profits companies pay Scientific Consultants an average salary of $93,372, Pharmaceutical companies pay $85,210, and Professional companys come in at $84,482. The average salary for Scientific Consultants in the Health Care industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $81,205.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
Non Profits
Health Care