Research Scientist salary in Mountain View, CA

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Based on 66 income tax records
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How much do Research Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Research Scientist is $137,000 per year. This is based on data from 66 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Scientist salary can vary between $43,500 to $857,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Research Scientist salary by location

Research Scientist salary by company

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Adobe, Santa Clara County, CA
18 income tax records
$136K – $877K
Google, Santa Clara County, CA
37 income tax records
$196K – $739K
Apple, Santa Clara County, CA
13 income tax records
$170K – $836K
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University, Santa Clara County, CA
85 income tax records
$36K – $97K

Research Scientist demographics in Mountain View, CA

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60% are single
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40% are married
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21% have kids
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27% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in Mountain View, CA

66 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in Mountain View, CA is $137,000 per year. Research scientist salaries in Mountain View, CA can vary between $43,500 to $857,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 66 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research scientists near Mountain View, CA: Adobe ($447,000 a year), Google ($382,000 a year), and Apple ($296,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists near Mountain View, CA: Los Altos, CA ($218,500 a year), Alameda, CA ($167,500 a year), and San Jose, CA ($166,000 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.