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Research Scientist salary in US West Region

Average salary
$78,500/yr
Based on 2,536 income tax records
$26,000
$328,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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$26,000
$328,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Research Scientist in US West Region is $78,500 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and are based on 2,536 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Research Scientist salaries in US West Region can vary between $26,000 to $328,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Research Scientist salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
318 income tax records
$134,500/yr
$71K – $215K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
576 income tax records
$106,500/yr
$65K – $168K
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Kennewick Metro Area, WA
28 income tax records
$88,500/yr
$75K – $111K
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Oxnard Metro Area, CA
13 income tax records
$85,000/yr
$78K – $92K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
450 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$50K – $170K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
61 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$51K – $102K
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Fort Collins Metro Area, CO
36 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$49K – $97K
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Albuquerque Metro Area, NM
43 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$42K – $99K
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Boulder Metro Area, CO
41 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$57K – $84K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
194 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$49K – $91K
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Salinas Metro Area, CA
13 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$49K – $85K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
216 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$47K – $99K
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Santa Cruz Metro Area, CA
13 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$50K – $74K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
89 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$47K – $75K
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Santa Maria Metro Area, CA
21 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$46K – $73K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
55 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$48K – $80K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
36 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$46K – $74K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
14 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$46K – $78K
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Tucson Metro Area, AZ
35 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$41K – $58K
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Salt Lake City Metro Area, UT
33 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$40K – $73K

Research Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Google, US West Region
41 income tax records
$291,500/yr
$186K – $415K
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Facebook, US West Region
183 income tax records
$259,500/yr
$215K – $315K
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Microsoft, US West Region
17 income tax records
$250,000/yr
$179K – $335K
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NVIDIA, US West Region
11 income tax records
$234,000/yr
$202K – $258K
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Amazon, US West Region
44 income tax records
$209,000/yr
$165K – $275K
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Apple, US West Region
11 income tax records
$205,500/yr
$159K – $239K
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Intel, US West Region
24 income tax records
$182,500/yr
$148K – $197K
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Gilead Sciences, US West Region
19 income tax records
$182,500/yr
$136K – $225K
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Lawrence Livermore National Secu, US West Region
28 income tax records
$108,500/yr
$95K – $123K
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National Technology And Engineering Solutions Of Sandia, US West Region
25 income tax records
$104,500/yr
$82K – $116K
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National Finance Center, US West Region
19 income tax records
$103,000/yr
$88K – $118K
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Triad National Security, US West Region
22 income tax records
$102,500/yr
$76K – $123K
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Alliance For Sustainable Energ, US West Region
16 income tax records
$96,500/yr
$71K – $109K
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California Institute Of Technology, US West Region
19 income tax records
$93,000/yr
$56K – $136K
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Battelle Pacific Northwest Div, US West Region
32 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$72K – $106K
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US Department Of Defense, US West Region
18 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$83K – $99K
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Insperity, US West Region
11 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$78K – $107K
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TriNet, US West Region
25 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$58K – $123K
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Battelle Energy Alliance, US West Region
15 income tax records
$85,000/yr
$76K – $99K
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Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, US West Region
34 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$59K – $102K
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State Of California, US West Region
15 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$74K – $93K
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Cedars-Sinai, US West Region
11 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$50K – $108K
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Northwell Health, US West Region
83 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$43K – $64K
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Oregon Health & Science University, US West Region
19 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$50K – $72K
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Colorado State University, US West Region
24 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$44K – $64K
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Seattle Children's Hospital, US West Region
22 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$42K – $62K
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University Of Utah, US West Region
18 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$36K – $54K
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University Of California San Diego, US West Region
38 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$38K – $53K
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University Of California Sf, US West Region
41 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$45K – $54K
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The Scripps Research Institute, US West Region
10 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$49K – $58K
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University Of Washington, US West Region
126 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$40K – $67K
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University Of Southern, US West Region
12 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$43K – $54K
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University Of California, US West Region
107 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$38K – $56K
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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, US West Region
21 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$39K – $57K
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University Of California Irvine, US West Region
14 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$42K – $53K
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Arizona State University, US West Region
16 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$46K – $58K
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University Of Arizona, US West Region
26 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$38K – $53K
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University Of New Mexico, US West Region
13 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$36K – $47K

Research Scientist demographics in US West Region

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52% are single
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48% are married
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28% have kids
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37% own a home

Research Scientist salaries by age

$0
$24,375
$48,750
$73,125
$97,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in US West Region

2,536 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in US West Region is $78,500 per year. Research scientist salaries in US West Region can vary between $26,000 to $328,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,536 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research scientists in US West Region: Google ($291,500 a year), Facebook ($259,500 a year), and Microsoft ($250,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists in US West Region: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($134,500 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($106,500 a year), and Kennewick Metro Area, WA ($88,500 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.