Research Scientist salary in Denver, CO

Average salary
$69,000/yr
Based on 58 income tax records
Total salary range: is $53,000 - $91,500
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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 $69,000 per year. This is based on data from 58 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 $150,000 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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Broomfield, CO
18 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$52K – $86K
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Boulder, CO
41 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$55K – $84K
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Fort Collins, CO
51 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$49K – $83K
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Aurora, CO
10 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$41K – $55K

Research Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Alliance For Sustainable Energ, Jefferson County, CO
11 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$73K – $86K
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University Of California, Denver County, CO
13 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$50K – $66K

Research Scientist demographics in Denver, CO

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59% are single
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41% are married
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15% have kids
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43% own a home

Research Scientist salaries by age in Denver, CO

$0
$26,875
$53,750
$80,625
$107,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in Denver, CO

58 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in Denver, CO is $69,000 per year. Research scientist salaries in Denver, CO can vary between $34,500 to $150,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 58 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research scientist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists near Denver, CO: Denver, CO ($69,000 a year), Broomfield, CO ($68,500 a year), and Boulder, CO ($66,000 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.