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Research Scientist salary in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA

Average total salary*
$60,000/yr
Average per year
$60,000
Average per year
$60,000
$30,000
Total salary range**
$190,500
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Based on 156 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do Research Scientists make in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA?
The average total salary for a Research Scientist in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA is $60,000 per year. This is based on data from 156 Intuit users who reported their occupation as Research Scientist in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$60,000
Average per year
$60,000
$30,000
Total salary range**
$190,500
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Based on 156 income tax records from TurboTax
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Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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California Institute Of Technology, Los Angeles County, CA
15 income tax records
$108,500/yr
$71K – $149K
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University Of California, Los Angeles County, CA
18 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$35K – $47K

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Pasadena, CA
20 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$48K – $128K
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San Diego, CA
94 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$51K – $91K
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Los Angeles, CA
51 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$46K – $94K

Research Scientist demographics

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66% are single
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34% are married
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19% have kids
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16% own a home

Research Scientist salaries by age

$0
$34,625
$69,250
$103,875
$138,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists

156 full-time salaries from 2019

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749 income tax records
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*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.