Research Scientist salary in US South Region

Average salary
$69,500/yr
Based on 2,659 income tax records
$29,500
$163,500
Age:
Average salary by age
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$72K
 
$85K
 
$84K
$29,500
$163,500
How much do Research Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Research Scientist is $69,500 per year. This is based on data from 2,659 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Scientist salary can vary between $29,500 to $163,500 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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Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Dow, US South Region
14 income tax records
$135,500/yr
$119K – $165K
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Jhu Applied Physics Laboratory, US South Region
18 income tax records
$132,000/yr
$99K – $198K
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Cna, US South Region
13 income tax records
$127,000/yr
$78K – $169K
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Utbattelle, US South Region
66 income tax records
$110,000/yr
$65K – $179K
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Department Of The Interior, US South Region
38 income tax records
$108,500/yr
$84K – $139K
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Medimmune, US South Region
10 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$69K – $184K
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National Finance Center, US South Region
46 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$66K – $160K
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BASF, US South Region
10 income tax records
$102,500/yr
$71K – $172K
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Insperity, US South Region
11 income tax records
$92,500/yr
$45K – $125K
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Lockheed Martin, US South Region
13 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$65K – $124K
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Child Trends, US South Region
14 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$61K – $129K
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Leidos, US South Region
16 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$41K – $139K
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Kelly Services, US South Region
16 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$56K – $112K
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TriNet, US South Region
18 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$47K – $115K
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Howard Hughes Medical Institute, US South Region
13 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$64K – $98K
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University Of Miami, US South Region
11 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$40K – $98K
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The Methodist Hospital, US South Region
18 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$49K – $117K
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St Jude Childrens Res Hosp, US South Region
36 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$53K – $151K
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PPD, US South Region
10 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$46K – $90K
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Moffitt Cancer Center, US South Region
18 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$49K – $120K
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University, US South Region
20 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$28K – $96K
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State Of Maryland, US South Region
63 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$33K – $94K
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Vanderbilt University, US South Region
16 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$31K – $127K
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Johns Hopkins University, US South Region
61 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$34K – $102K
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Texas Am University Payroll Ser, US South Region
11 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$45K – $94K
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University Of Oklahoma, US South Region
15 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$40K – $120K
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University Of Virginia, US South Region
35 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$37K – $107K
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Children's Hospital Medical Center, US South Region
11 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$46K – $73K
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Baylor College Of Medicine, US South Region
21 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$36K – $113K
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The University Of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, US South Region
57 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$28K – $109K
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Duke University, US South Region
45 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$30K – $131K
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University Of North Carolina, US South Region
43 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$29K – $87K
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University Of Florida, US South Region
36 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$28K – $85K
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University Of Kentucky, US South Region
17 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$36K – $89K
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The University Of Texas Health Science Center At Houston, US South Region
27 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$36K – $101K
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University Of Texas At Dallas, US South Region
12 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$36K – $72K
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Georgia State University, US South Region
10 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$35K – $60K
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UT Southwestern Medical Center, US South Region
55 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$27K – $70K
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Tulane University, US South Region
11 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$37K – $97K
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The University Of Alabama At Birmingham, US South Region
24 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$26K – $63K
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Vanderbilt University Medical Ce, US South Region
11 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$36K – $123K
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Clemson University, US South Region
11 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$25K – $171K
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UT Health Science Center, US South Region
30 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$26K – $77K
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University Of Georgia, US South Region
18 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$30K – $81K
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North Carolina State University, US South Region
12 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$24K – $72K
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The University Of Texas At Austin Payroll Services, US South Region
58 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$26K – $114K
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Emory University, US South Region
35 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$29K – $80K
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State Of Florida, US South Region
11 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$29K – $55K

Research Scientist demographics in US South Region

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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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53% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in US South Region

2,659 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in US South Region is $69,500 per year. Research scientist salaries in US South Region can vary between $29,500 to $163,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,659 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research scientists in US South Region: Dow ($135,500 a year), Jhu Applied Physics Laboratory ($132,000 a year), and Cna ($127,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists in US South Region: Charlotte Metro Area, NC ($110,500 a year), Knoxville Metro Area, TN ($104,500 a year), and Huntsville Metro Area, AL ($98,000 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.