How much does a Scientist make in Philadelphia, PA?

Updated 23 Jul 2021
USD 79K /yr
Average Base Pay

504 salaries

USD 53K

Low

USD 79K

Average

USD 117K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
AverageUSD 6,960RangeUSD 1,940 - USD 24,971
The average salary for a Scientist is USD 78,838 per year in Philadelphia, PA. Salaries estimates are based on 504 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Scientist employees in Philadelphia, PA.

Seniority Levels

L2
Research ScientistUSD 85K /yr
L3
Senior Research ScientistUSD 110K /yr
L4
Leader of ResearchUSD 5K /mo
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Research Scientist

USD 84,581

per year

Scientist I

USD 57,029

per year

Senior Scientist

USD 103,308

per year

Staff Scientist

USD 72,187

per year

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WuXi AppTec
3.2

WuXi AppTec

Scientist

USD 83,234

 /yr
Range: USD 71K - USD 133K
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USD 71K

USD 133K

USD 70,992 - USD 132,526 Range

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3.8

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Scientist

USD 90,312

 /yr
Range: USD 42K - USD 140K

USD 42K

USD 140K

USD 41,664 - USD 140,000 Range

Merck
4.2

Merck

Scientist

USD 85,534

 /yr
Range: USD 78K - USD 97K

USD 78K

USD 97K

USD 78,199 - USD 96,755 Range

WuXi Advanced Therapies

Scientist

USD 83,590

 /yr
Range: USD 75K - USD 93K

USD 75K

USD 93K

USD 75,000 - USD 92,638 Range

GlaxoSmithKline
3.8

GlaxoSmithKline

Scientist

USD 82,547

 /yr
Range: USD 67K - USD 89K

USD 67K

USD 89K

USD 66,879 - USD 89,443 Range

Janssen
4.2

Janssen

Scientist

USD 115,518

 /yr
Range: USD 70K - USD 124K

USD 70K

USD 124K

USD 70,124 - USD 123,868 Range

Janssen Research & Development
4.2

Janssen Research & Development

Scientist

USD 112,208

 /yr
Range: USD 107K - USD 128K

USD 107K

USD 128K

USD 107,319 - USD 127,963 Range

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Johnson & Johnson
4.2

Johnson & Johnson

Scientist

USD 112,968

 /yr
Range: USD 97K - USD 127K

USD 97K

USD 127K

USD 96,815 - USD 127,000 Range

Eurofins Scientific
3.4

Eurofins Scientific

Scientist - Hourly

USD 23

 /hr
Range: USD 20 - USD 28

USD 20

USD 28

USD 20 - USD 28 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Scientist
About 

USD 84K -USD 90K

USD 84K

USD 90K

USD 83,724 - USD 89,710 Range

University of Pennsylvania
4.3

University of Pennsylvania

Scientist
About 

USD 53K -USD 85K

USD 53K

USD 85K

USD 52,970 - USD 84,526 Range

GlaxoSmithKline
3.8

GlaxoSmithKline

Scientist - Hourly Contractor
About 

USD 28 -USD 36

 hourly

USD 28

USD 36

USD 28 - USD 36 Range

Teva Pharmaceuticals
3.7

Teva Pharmaceuticals

Scientist
About 

USD 36K -USD 123K

USD 36K

USD 123K

USD 35,974 - USD 122,655 Range

American Water
3.9

American Water

Scientist
About 

USD 80K -USD 104K

USD 80K

USD 104K

USD 79,808 - USD 104,464 Range

Frontida BioPharm
3.8

Frontida BioPharm

Scientist
About 

USD 60K -USD 74K

USD 60K

USD 74K

USD 59,818 - USD 74,003 Range

Spark Therapeutics
4.1

Spark Therapeutics

Scientist
About 

USD 80K -USD 95K

USD 80K

USD 95K

USD 80,405 - USD 94,798 Range

Century Therapeutics
2

Century Therapeutics

Scientist
About 

USD 116K -USD 148K

USD 116K

USD 148K

USD 115,601 - USD 148,455 Range

University of Pennsylvania
4.3

University of Pennsylvania

Scientist
About 

USD 54K -USD 58K

USD 54K

USD 58K

USD 53,790 - USD 58,441 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Scientist
About 

USD 109K -USD 117K

USD 109K

USD 117K

USD 108,559 - USD 117,274 Range

PPD
4

PPD

Scientist
About 

USD 54K -USD 59K

USD 54K

USD 59K

USD 53,613 - USD 58,717 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Scientist salaries

The average salary for a a Scientist is USD 78,838 per year in Philadelphia, PA. Salaries estimates are based on 504 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Scientist employees in Philadelphia, PA.

The highest salary for a a Scientist in Philadelphia, PA is USD 116,582 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Scientist in Philadelphia, PA is USD 53,314 per year.

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