Research Scientist salary in Tennessee

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Based on 179 income tax records
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How much do Research Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Research Scientist is $86,000 per year. This is based on data from 179 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Scientist salary can vary between $36,000 to $163,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Research Scientist salary by company

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Utbattelle, Tennessee
66 income tax records
$65K – $179K
St Jude Childrens Res Hosp, Tennessee
34 income tax records
$53K – $151K
Vanderbilt University, Tennessee
16 income tax records
$31K – $127K
Vanderbilt University Medical Ce, Tennessee
10 income tax records
$36K – $123K

Research Scientist demographics in Tennessee

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41% are single
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59% are married
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43% have kids
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46% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in Tennessee

179 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in Tennessee is $86,000 per year. Research scientist salaries in Tennessee can vary between $36,000 to $163,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 179 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research scientists in Tennessee: Utbattelle ($110,000 a year), St Jude Childrens Res Hosp ($69,000 a year), and Vanderbilt University ($58,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists in Tennessee: Farragut, TN ($119,500 a year), Oak Ridge, TN ($105,000 a year), and Knoxville, TN ($102,500 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.