Research Scientist salary in Massachusetts

Average salary
$83,500/yr
Based on 867 income tax records
$34,000
$218,500
Age:
Average salary by age
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26-35
36-45
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$52K
 
$74K
 
$91K
 
$125K
 
$113K
$34,000
$218,500
How much do Research Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Research Scientist is $83,500 per year. This is based on data from 867 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Scientist salary can vary between $34,000 to $218,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Research Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Biogen Ma, Massachusetts
10 income tax records
$142,000/yr
$111K – $196K
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Pfizer, Massachusetts
11 income tax records
$136,500/yr
$86K – $221K
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Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Massachusetts
27 income tax records
$122,000/yr
$73K – $233K
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The Broad Institute, Massachusetts
43 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$39K – $141K
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Boston University, Massachusetts
17 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$24K – $106K
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts
24 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$45K – $165K
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Boston Children's Hospital, Massachusetts
23 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$38K – $76K
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Harvard University, Massachusetts
70 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$23K – $97K
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Brigham And Women's Hospital, Massachusetts
45 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$35K – $93K
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State Of Massachusetts, Massachusetts
15 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$42K – $149K
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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical, Massachusetts
14 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$35K – $118K
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The General Hospital, Massachusetts
15 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$27K – $78K

Research Scientist demographics in Massachusetts

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50% are single
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50% are married
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33% have kids
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36% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in Massachusetts

867 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in Massachusetts is $83,500 per year. Research scientist salaries in Massachusetts can vary between $34,000 to $218,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 867 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research scientists in Massachusetts: Biogen Ma ($142,000 a year), Pfizer ($136,500 a year), and Vertex Pharmaceuticals ($122,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists in Massachusetts: Lexington, MA ($147,000 a year), Quincy, MA ($107,500 a year), and Waltham, MA ($104,500 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.