Research Scientist salary in North Carolina

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Based on 290 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Research Scientist is $67,000 per year. This is based on data from 290 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Scientist salary can vary between $26,000 to $172,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Research Scientist salary by company

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Duke University, North Carolina
44 income tax records
$30K – $131K
University Of North Carolina, North Carolina
43 income tax records
$29K – $87K
North Carolina State University, North Carolina
11 income tax records
$24K – $72K

Research Scientist demographics in North Carolina

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43% are single
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57% are married
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42% have kids
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60% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in North Carolina

290 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in North Carolina is $67,000 per year. Research scientist salaries in North Carolina can vary between $26,000 to $172,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 290 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research scientists in North Carolina: Duke University ($54,000 a year), University of North Carolina ($52,500 a year), and North Carolina State University ($49,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists in North Carolina: Charlotte, NC ($110,500 a year), Cary, NC ($78,500 a year), and Apex, NC ($76,000 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.