Research Scientist salary in Menlo Park, CA

Average salary
$133,500/yr
Based on 55 income tax records
Total salary range: is $70,000 - $250,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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How much do Research Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Research Scientist is $133,500 per year. This is based on data from 55 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Scientist salary can vary between $51,000 to $379,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Research Scientist salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Newark, CA
10 income tax records
$239,500/yr
$185K – $292K
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Cupertino, CA
17 income tax records
$210,000/yr
$138K – $292K
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Campbell, CA
13 income tax records
$184,500/yr
$121K – $285K
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Los Altos, CA
13 income tax records
$122,000/yr
$82K – $243K
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Dublin, CA
16 income tax records
$119,000/yr
$101K – $164K
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Alameda, CA
13 income tax records
$113,000/yr
$72K – $190K
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Union City, CA
10 income tax records
$111,500/yr
$90K – $245K
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Walnut Creek, CA
11 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$91K – $140K
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Hayward, CA
10 income tax records
$99,500/yr
$80K – $130K
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Burlingame, CA
11 income tax records
$91,500/yr
$61K – $146K
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Emeryville, CA
17 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$68K – $106K
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Sacramento, CA
17 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$47K – $81K
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Albany, CA
12 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$51K – $102K
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Santa Cruz, CA
15 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$39K – $75K
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Davis, CA
45 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$44K – $70K

Research Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Facebook, San Mateo County, CA
55 income tax records
$289,000/yr
$247K – $354K
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Gilead Sciences, San Mateo County, CA
12 income tax records
$208,500/yr
$172K – $257K
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Northwell Health, San Mateo County, CA
47 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$60K – $70K

Research Scientist demographics in Menlo Park, CA

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53% are single
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47% are married
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25% have kids
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27% own a home

Research Scientist salaries by age in Menlo Park, CA

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$72,250
$144,500
$216,750
$289,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in Menlo Park, CA

55 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in Menlo Park, CA is $133,500 per year. Research scientist salaries in Menlo Park, CA can vary between $51,000 to $379,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 55 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research scientists near Menlo Park, CA: Facebook ($289,000 a year), Gilead Sciences ($208,500 a year), and Northwell Health ($63,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists near Menlo Park, CA: Newark, CA ($239,500 a year), Cupertino, CA ($210,000 a year), and Fremont, CA ($194,000 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.