Research Scientist salary in Colorado

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Based on 237 income tax records
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How much do Research Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Research Scientist is $70,500 per year. This is based on data from 237 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Scientist salary can vary between $30,000 to $163,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Research Scientist salary by company

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Alliance For Sustainable Energ, Colorado
21 income tax records
$54K – $166K
University Of California, Colorado
67 income tax records
$29K – $117K
Colorado State University, Colorado
31 income tax records
$38K – $97K

Research Scientist demographics in Colorado

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45% are single
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55% are married
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39% have kids
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59% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in Colorado

237 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in Colorado is $70,500 per year. Research scientist salaries in Colorado can vary between $30,000 to $163,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 237 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research scientists in Colorado: Alliance For Sustainable Energ ($88,000 a year), University of California ($57,000 a year), and Colorado State University ($55,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists in Colorado: Broomfield, CO ($82,000 a year), Boulder, CO ($71,000 a year), and Denver, CO ($64,500 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.