Research Scientist salary in Boston Metro Area, MA

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Based on 826 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Research Scientist is $83,000 per year. This is based on data from 826 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Scientist salary can vary between $34,500 to $219,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Research Scientist salary by company

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The Broad Institute, Middlesex County, MA
31 income tax records
$38K – $118K
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Suffolk County, MA
15 income tax records
$45K – $138K
Harvard University, Middlesex County, MA
62 income tax records
$23K – $97K
Boston Children's Hospital, Suffolk County, MA
13 income tax records
$40K – $70K
Brigham And Women's Hospital, Suffolk County, MA
34 income tax records
$38K – $76K

Research Scientist demographics in Boston Metro Area, MA

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51% are single
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49% are married
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33% have kids
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35% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in Boston Metro Area, MA

826 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in Boston Metro Area, MA is $83,000 per year. Research scientist salaries in Boston Metro Area, MA can vary between $34,500 to $219,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 826 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research scientists near Boston Metro Area, MA: The Broad Institute ($77,000 a year), Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ($57,000 a year), and Harvard University ($56,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists near Boston Metro Area, 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.