Research Scientist salary in Cambridge, MA

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Based on 129 income tax records
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How much do Research Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Research Scientist is $68,500 per year. This is based on data from 129 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Scientist salary can vary between $38,000 to $167,000 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
Brigham And Women's Hospital, Middlesex County, MA
15 income tax records
$48K – $94K
Harvard University, Middlesex County, MA
44 income tax records
$23K – $97K

Research Scientist demographics in Cambridge, MA

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69% are single
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31% are married
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14% have kids
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14% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in Cambridge, MA

129 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in Cambridge, MA is $68,500 per year. Research scientist salaries in Cambridge, MA can vary between $38,000 to $167,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 129 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research scientists near Cambridge, MA: The Broad Institute ($77,000 a year), Brigham and Women's Hospital ($57,000 a year), and Harvard University ($55,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists near Cambridge, 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.