Research Scientist salary in Maryland

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Based on 440 income tax records
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How much do Research Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Research Scientist is $83,000 per year. This is based on data from 440 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Scientist salary can vary between $37,000 to $171,000 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**
Jhu Applied Physics Laboratory, Maryland
16 income tax records
$101K – $198K
National Finance Center, Maryland
19 income tax records
$70K – $157K
Department Of The Interior, Maryland
12 income tax records
$83K – $138K
US Department Of Defense, Maryland
77 income tax records
$56K – $182K
Kelly Services, Maryland
11 income tax records
$61K – $112K
State Of Maryland, Maryland
55 income tax records
$33K – $91K
Johns Hopkins University, Maryland
57 income tax records
$36K – $95K

Research Scientist demographics in Maryland

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43% are single
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57% are married
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45% have kids
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50% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in Maryland

440 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in Maryland is $83,000 per year. Research scientist salaries in Maryland can vary between $37,000 to $171,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 440 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research scientists in Maryland: Jhu Applied Physics Laboratory ($134,500 a year), National Finance Center ($114,000 a year), and Department of The Interior ($113,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists in Maryland: Frederick, MD ($110,000 a year), Silver Spring, MD ($105,000 a year), and Ellicott City, MD ($96,500 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.