Research Scientist salary in Redwood City, CA

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Based on 37 income tax records
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How much do Research Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Research Scientist is $98,000 per year. This is based on data from 37 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Scientist salary can vary between $47,500 to $451,500 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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Gilead Sciences, San Mateo County, CA
12 income tax records
$148K – $327K
Genentech, San Mateo County, CA
11 income tax records
$127K – $449K
TriNet, San Mateo County, CA
13 income tax records
$78K – $277K
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University, San Mateo County, CA
50 income tax records
$37K – $100K

Research Scientist demographics in Redwood City, CA

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44% are single
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56% are married
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24% have kids
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29% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in Redwood City, CA

37 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in Redwood City, CA is $98,000 per year. Research scientist salaries in Redwood City, CA can vary between $47,500 to $451,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 37 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research scientists near Redwood City, CA: Gilead Sciences ($208,500 a year), Genentech ($188,000 a year), and TriNet ($152,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists near Redwood City, 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
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