6% of survey complete.

The Scientist is conducting its annual survey of compensation.

Our questionnaire is open to all life scientists working in academia, industry, government, or other research organizations.

The Scientist magazine analyzes the responses, and articles describing the results of the survey will be published in The Scientist’s November 2017 issue and online at

Your participation in this study is completely voluntary and will take approximately five minutes. To ensure that we collect accurate and representative results, please answer all questions carefully and completely. All responses are confidential, anonymous, and coded, and data from this research will be reported only in the aggregate.

As our way of saying “thank you” for your participation, all respondents who fill out the survey by Friday, June 30, 2017 may enter a drawing for one of three gift certificates worth $100.

If you have questions at any time about the survey or the procedures, you may contact Senior Editor Jef Akst by email at Thank you very much for your time and support.

* Are you a researcher working in the life sciences?

Report a problem