Research Scientist salary in Virginia

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Based on 262 income tax records
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How much do Research Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Research Scientist is $79,500 per year. This is based on data from 262 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Scientist salary can vary between $34,000 to $169,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Research Scientist salary by company

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Cna, Virginia
10 income tax records
$78K – $169K
US Department Of Defense, Virginia
21 income tax records
$66K – $150K
Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University, Virginia
19 income tax records
$26K – $123K
University Of Virginia, Virginia
31 income tax records
$39K – $107K

Research Scientist demographics in Virginia

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46% are single
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54% are married
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42% have kids
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53% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in Virginia

262 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in Virginia is $79,500 per year. Research scientist salaries in Virginia can vary between $34,000 to $169,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 262 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research scientists in Virginia: Cna ($125,000 a year), US Department of Defense ($99,000 a year), and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ($66,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists in Virginia: Alexandria, VA ($91,000 a year), Arlington, VA ($81,500 a year), and Richmond, VA ($72,000 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
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.