Research Scientist salary in Los Angeles, CA

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Based on 83 income tax records
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How much do Research Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Research Scientist is $72,000 per year. This is based on data from 83 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Scientist salary can vary between $33,000 to $195,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Research Scientist salary by company

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California Institute Of, Los Angeles County, CA
36 income tax records
$39K – $187K
Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles County, CA
10 income tax records
$47K – $178K
University Of Southern, Los Angeles County, CA
19 income tax records
$36K – $129K
University Of California, Los Angeles County, CA
38 income tax records
$33K – $90K

Research Scientist demographics in Los Angeles, CA

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56% are single
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44% are married
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21% have kids
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37% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in Los Angeles, CA

83 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in Los Angeles, CA is $72,000 per year. Research scientist salaries in Los Angeles, CA can vary between $33,000 to $195,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 83 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research scientists near Los Angeles, CA: California Institute Of ($76,000 a year), Cedars-Sinai ($63,000 a year), and University of Southern ($58,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists near Los Angeles, CA: Carlsbad, CA ($93,000 a year), Santa Monica, CA ($90,000 a year), and Irvine, CA ($83,500 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.