Research Scientist salary in King County, WA

Average salary
$64,500/yr
Based on 463 income tax records
$28,000
$374,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$41K
 
$62K
 
$76K
 
$88K
 
$80K
$28,000
$374,000
How much do Research Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Research Scientist is $64,500 per year. This is based on data from 463 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Scientist salary can vary between $28,000 to $374,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Research Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Microsoft, King County, WA
19 income tax records
$336,000/yr
$212K – $579K
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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, King County, WA
20 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$35K – $93K
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Seattle Children's Hospital, King County, WA
36 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$29K – $90K
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University Of Washington, King County, WA
199 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$22K – $96K

Research Scientist demographics in King County, WA

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60% are single
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40% are married
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21% have kids
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38% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in King County, WA

463 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in King County, WA is $64,500 per year. Research scientist salaries in King County, WA can vary between $28,000 to $374,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 463 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research scientists in King County, WA: Microsoft ($336,000 a year), Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research ($56,000 a year), and Seattle Children's Hospital ($53,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists in King County, WA: Redmond, WA ($237,500 a year), Bellevue, WA ($124,000 a year), and Kirkland, WA ($72,000 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.