Research Scientist salary in Boston, MA

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Based on 63 income tax records
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How much do Research Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Research Scientist is $70,000 per year. This is based on data from 63 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Scientist salary can vary between $37,000 to $217,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Research Scientist salary by company

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Harvard University, Suffolk County, MA
18 income tax records
$49K – $88K
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Suffolk County, MA
15 income tax records
$45K – $138K
Boston Children's Hospital, Suffolk County, MA
13 income tax records
$40K – $70K
Brigham And Women's Hospital, Suffolk County, MA
19 income tax records
$38K – $76K

Research Scientist demographics in Boston, MA

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85% are single
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15% are married
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6% have kids
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9% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in Boston, MA

63 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in Boston, MA is $70,000 per year. Research scientist salaries in Boston, MA can vary between $37,000 to $217,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 63 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research scientists near Boston, MA: Harvard University ($60,500 a year), Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ($57,000 a year), and Boston Children's Hospital ($56,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists near Boston, MA: Lexington, MA ($147,000 a year), Quincy, MA ($107,500 a year), and Waltham, MA ($104,500 a year).
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
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.