Scientist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Scientist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $44,960

How do scientist salaries compare to similar careers?

Scientists earn 72% more than similar careers in California.

Career Median Salary
Chemist salary $46K
Psychologist salary $47K
Urban planner salary $47K
Biochemist salary $43K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)