Research Scientist salary in Massachusetts

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Based on 867 income tax records
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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

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Salary range**
Biogen Ma, Massachusetts
10 income tax records
$111K – $196K
Pfizer, Massachusetts
11 income tax records
$86K – $221K
Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Massachusetts
27 income tax records
$73K – $233K
The Broad Institute, Massachusetts
43 income tax records
$39K – $141K
Boston University, Massachusetts
17 income tax records
$24K – $106K
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts
24 income tax records
$45K – $165K
Boston Children's Hospital, Massachusetts
23 income tax records
$38K – $76K
Harvard University, Massachusetts
70 income tax records
$23K – $97K
Brigham And Women's Hospital, Massachusetts
45 income tax records
$35K – $93K
State Of Massachusetts, Massachusetts
15 income tax records
$42K – $149K
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical, Massachusetts
14 income tax records
$35K – $118K
The General Hospital, Massachusetts
15 income tax records
$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).
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.