How much does a Research Scientist make?

Updated 19 Jan 2022
US$97,507 /yr
Average Base Pay

15,394 salaries

US$56T

Low

US$2L

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Research Scientist make? The national average salary for a Research Scientist is $97,507 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 15,394 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees.

Seniority Levels

L1
Research Scientist I₹9,20,222 /yr
L2
Research Scientist₹9,20,222 /yr
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Associate Scientist II

₹13,54,480

per year

Principal Research Scientist

₹28,56,376

per year

Scientist II

₹51,028

per year

Senior Research Scientist

£46,313

per year

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IBM
4

IBM

Research Scientist

₹39,02,996

 /yr
Range: ₹7L - ₹72L
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₹7L

₹72L

₹7,00,000 - ₹72,00,000 Range

Dr. Reddy's
4

Dr. Reddy's

Research Scientist

₹6,38,587

 /yr
Range: ₹2L - ₹42L

₹2L

₹42L

₹1,57,965 - ₹42,42,893 Range

Reliance Industries
3.9

Reliance Industries

Research Scientist

₹9,84,818

 /yr
Range: ₹6L - ₹17L

₹6L

₹17L

₹5,50,000 - ₹16,85,938 Range

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
3.6

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.

Research Scientist

₹7,69,024

 /yr
Range: ₹2L - ₹1Cr

₹2L

₹1Cr

₹1,64,791 - ₹1,03,95,088 Range

SAMEER (R&D of DIT Govt of India)
4.3

SAMEER (R&D of DIT Govt of India)

Research Scientist - Monthly Contractor

₹38,844

 /mo
Range: ₹28T - ₹45T

₹28T

₹45T

₹28,131 - ₹45,016 Range

SAMEER (R&D of DIT Govt of India)
4.3

SAMEER (R&D of DIT Govt of India)

Research Scientist - Monthly

₹35,914

 /mo
Range: ₹30T - ₹2L

₹30T

₹2L

₹30,000 - ₹1,59,406 Range

Tata Consultancy Services
3.9

Tata Consultancy Services

Research Scientist

₹16,64,911

 /yr
Range: ₹11L - ₹25L

₹11L

₹25L

₹11,11,843 - ₹25,00,732 Range

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Government of India, Department of Space, Indian Space Research Organisation
4.1

Government of India, Department of Space, Indian Space Research Organisation

Research Scientist - Monthly

₹92,729

 /mo
Range: ₹75T - ₹2L

₹75T

₹2L

₹74,958 - ₹1,66,667 Range

Intel Corporation
4.2

Intel Corporation

Research Scientist

₹30,12,391

 /yr
Range: ₹16L - ₹51L

₹16L

₹51L

₹15,56,580 - ₹50,50,012 Range

Lupin
3.9

Lupin

Research Scientist

₹8,82,455

 /yr
Range: ₹5L - ₹16L

₹5L

₹16L

₹5,40,193 - ₹15,99,127 Range

Syngene International Limited
3.4

Syngene International Limited

Research Scientist

₹12,00,000

 /yr
Range: ₹4L - ₹15L

₹4L

₹15L

₹3,84,808 - ₹15,18,000 Range

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
4.5

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Research Scientist - Monthly

₹33,333

 /mo
Range: ₹17T - ₹96T

₹17T

₹96T

₹17,366 - ₹96,202 Range

Biocon
3.8

Biocon

Research Scientist

₹3,71,843

 /yr
Range: ₹2L - ₹13L

₹2L

₹13L

₹2,00,132 - ₹13,47,196 Range

Defence Research & Development Organisation
4.2

Defence Research & Development Organisation

Research Scientist - Monthly

₹1,01,350

 /mo
Range: ₹12T - ₹5L

₹12T

₹5L

₹12,198 - ₹4,61,415 Range

Dabur India Limited
4

Dabur India Limited

Research Scientist

₹5,40,320

 /yr
Range: ₹3L - ₹10L

₹3L

₹10L

₹3,07,610 - ₹10,33,294 Range

Alembic Pharmaceutical
3.8

Alembic Pharmaceutical

Research Scientist

₹7,12,591

 /yr
Range: ₹3L - ₹8L

₹3L

₹8L

₹2,98,198 - ₹8,31,549 Range

Jubilant Life Sciences
3.6

Jubilant Life Sciences

Research Scientist - Monthly

₹56,770

 /mo
Range: ₹39T - ₹4L

₹39T

₹4L

₹38,856 - ₹4,28,996 Range

ICAR
4.1

ICAR

Research Scientist - Monthly

₹74,390

 /mo
Range: ₹62T - ₹1L

₹62T

₹1L

₹62,247 - ₹1,38,526 Range

SAI Life Sciences
3.3

SAI Life Sciences

Research Scientist

₹8,89,739

 /yr
Range: ₹3L - ₹15L

₹3L

₹15L

₹2,60,229 - ₹15,00,535 Range

PREMAS Biotech
3.7

PREMAS Biotech

Research Scientist

₹7,59,000

 /yr
Range: ₹4L - ₹10L

₹4L

₹10L

₹4,25,921 - ₹10,26,121 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Scientist salaries

The national average salary for a Research Scientist is ₹9,20,222 per year in India. Filter by location to see a Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 412 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Scientist employees.

The highest salary for a Research Scientist in India is ₹27,70,105 per year.

The lowest salary for a Research Scientist in India is ₹3,72,172 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent research scientist i salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

₹22,00,000
per year
A Scientist in the Pune Area area reported making ₹22,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Pune Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
₹5,84,069
per year
A Research Scientist in the Hyderabad Area area reported making ₹5,84,069 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Hyderabad Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
₹12,00,000
per year
A Modeling Scientist in the New Delhi Area area reported making ₹12,00,000 per year
Additional Pay
₹200k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New Delhi Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
₹7,65,600
per year
A Research Scientist in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹7,65,600 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
₹7,00,000
per year
A Research Scientist in the Mumbai Area area reported making ₹7,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Mumbai Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
₹4,00,000
per year
A Research Scientist in the Mumbai Area area reported making ₹4,00,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Mumbai Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
College / University
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