Research Scientist salary in Berkeley, CA

Average salary
$100,000/yr
Based on 43 income tax records
$32,500
$166,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$32,500
$166,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Research Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Research Scientist is $100,000 per year. This is based on data from 43 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Scientist salary can vary between $32,500 to $166,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Research Scientist salary by location

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Research Scientist salary by company

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Lawrence Livermore National Secu, Alameda County, CA
34 income tax records
$133,000/yr
$122K – $143K
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University Of California, Alameda County, CA
51 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$55K – $111K

Research Scientist demographics in Berkeley, CA

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52% are single
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48% are married
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25% have kids
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23% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in Berkeley, CA

43 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in Berkeley, CA is $100,000 per year. Research scientist salaries in Berkeley, CA can vary between $32,500 to $166,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 43 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research scientist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists near Berkeley, CA: Los Altos, CA ($218,500 a year), Alameda, CA ($167,500 a year), and San Jose, CA ($166,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.