Research Scientist salary in Philadelphia, PA

Average salary
$50,500/yr
Based on 155 income tax records
Total salary range: is $38,500 - $60,500
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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 $50,500 per year. This is based on data from 155 TurboTax users who reported their job as Research Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Scientist salary can vary between $23,500 to $129,500 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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Jersey City, NJ
33 income tax records
$145,500/yr
$104K – $265K
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White Plains, NY
18 income tax records
$135,000/yr
$117K – $157K
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Frederick, MD
19 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$67K – $119K
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Bethesda, MD
21 income tax records
$94,500/yr
$76K – $117K
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Alexandria, VA
19 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$55K – $104K
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Silver Spring, MD
33 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$58K – $118K
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Germantown, MD
13 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$61K – $98K
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Gaithersburg, MD
23 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$64K – $121K
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Washington, DC
67 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$65K – $114K
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Columbia, MD
17 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$60K – $132K
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Brooklyn, NY
78 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$60K – $117K
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Arlington, VA
22 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$66K – $109K
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Rockville, MD
41 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$59K – $92K
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Plainsboro, NJ
18 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$57K – $122K
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Princeton, NJ
37 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$51K – $120K
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Wilmington, DE
10 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$64K – $86K
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College Park, MD
15 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$55K – $81K
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Newark, DE
12 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$47K – $93K
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Astoria, NY
13 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$57K – $74K
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Laurel, MD
10 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$42K – $90K
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New York, NY
304 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$52K – $86K
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Baltimore, MD
101 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$49K – $68K
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Fort Lee, NJ
12 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$41K – $64K
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Philadelphia, PA
155 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$38K – $60K
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Bronx, NY
18 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$48K – $59K

Research Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Trustees Of The University Of, Philadelphia County, PA
65 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$35K – $53K
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The Children's Hospital, Philadelphia County, PA
10 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$40K – $51K

Research Scientist demographics in Philadelphia, PA

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68% are single
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32% are married
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15% have kids
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14% own a home

Research Scientist salaries by age in Philadelphia, PA

$0
$30,750
$61,500
$92,250
$123,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in Philadelphia, PA

155 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in Philadelphia, PA is $50,500 per year. Research scientist salaries in Philadelphia, PA can vary between $23,500 to $129,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 155 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research scientist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists near Philadelphia, PA: Jersey City, NJ ($145,500 a year), White Plains, NY ($135,000 a year), and Frederick, MD ($99,000 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.