Research Scientist salary in Boston, MA

Average salary
$58,000/yr
Based on 81 income tax records
Total salary range: is $48,000 - $84,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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How much do Research Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Research Scientist is $58,000 per year. This is based on data from 81 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Scientist salary can vary between $26,000 to $141,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Research Scientist salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Lexington, MA
17 income tax records
$139,000/yr
$109K – $199K
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Belmont, MA
18 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$71K – $128K
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Waltham, MA
16 income tax records
$93,500/yr
$65K – $122K
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Natick, MA
13 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$85K – $105K
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Watertown, MA
17 income tax records
$78,000/yr
$65K – $122K
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Medford, MA
24 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$52K – $98K
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Providence, RI
18 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$50K – $83K
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Malden, MA
20 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$47K – $67K
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Brookline, MA
60 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$48K – $89K
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Jamaica Plain, MA
30 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$45K – $66K
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Allston, MA
18 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$41K – $55K
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Brighton, MA
32 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$45K – $61K
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New Haven, CT
48 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$47K – $54K
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Worcester, MA
17 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$42K – $69K
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Dorchester, MA
10 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$44K – $84K
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Roxbury Crossing, MA
11 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$39K – $58K

Research Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Suffolk County, MA
16 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$51K – $65K
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Boston Children's Hospital, Suffolk County, MA
13 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$44K – $59K
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Harvard University, Suffolk County, MA
23 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$39K – $58K
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Brigham And Women's Hospital, Suffolk County, MA
23 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$44K – $51K
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Mgpo Partners Payroll, Suffolk County, MA
21 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$43K – $52K

Research Scientist demographics in Boston, MA

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84% are single
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16% are married
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1% have kids
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7% own a home

Research Scientist salaries by age in Boston, MA

$0
$19,625
$39,250
$58,875
$78,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in Boston, MA

81 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in Boston, MA is $58,000 per year. Research scientist salaries in Boston, MA can vary between $26,000 to $141,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 81 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: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ($56,000 a year), Boston Children's Hospital ($55,500 a year), and Harvard University ($50,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists near Boston, MA: Lexington, MA ($139,000 a year), Arlington, MA ($102,500 a year), and Belmont, MA ($94,000 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.