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Scientific Researcher Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$99,418 (USD)

Average Salary

$48/hr

Average Hourly

$2,764

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Scientific Researcher is $99,418 a year and $48 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Scientific Researcher is between $70,292 and $123,189. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Scientific Researcher. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Researches and studies the structures and chemical properties of various materials to develop new products or enhance existing ones.
  • Determines ways to strengthen or combine materials or develop new materials for use in a variety of products.
  • Analyzes, performing quantitative and qualitative analyses, in order to determine the chemical and physical properties of materials, liquids, systems, formulae, or other unknowns.
  • Positions covered by this definition are characterized by the inclusion of work that requires an understanding of both theories and principles.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Scientific Researcher Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Materials Scientists

Job family population: 7,470

Estimated population of Scientific Researcher jobs: 2,061

Rate of error: 5.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$115,253
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Scientific Researcher Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Scientific Research Associate
Jun 4
Seattle, WA, USA
Beacon Hill Pharma
A highly reputable pharmaceutical corporation is currently looking for a Scientific Research Associate to work in Seattle, WA. Description: Cellular Therapy Assay Development * Perform flow cytometry ...
Healthcare and Scientific Researcher
Jun 5
Tacoma, WA, USA
One Federal Solution
This Research Protocol Grant Writer is to provide support for developing, writing and submitting scientific medical research protocols plans, strategies and grant proposals for human studies ...
Research Technician I/II, Advanced Genomics
Jun 15
Seattle, WA, USA
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV ...
Research Technician I, Intravital Imaging
May 15
Seattle, WA, USA
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV ...
Senior Research Analyst
May 9
Seattle, WA, USA
Seattle Jobs Initiative
Master's Degree and two years' experience preferred in economics, or other social science research field that includes a curriculum of economics, statistics, public finance or policy analysis. An ...
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