Research Scientist salary in Virginia

Average salary
$71,500/yr
Based on 276 income tax records
$23,500
$160,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$23,500
$160,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

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

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Research Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Research Scientist is $71,500 per year. This is based on data from 276 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Scientist salary can vary between $23,500 to $160,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Research Scientist salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Alexandria, VA
19 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$55K – $104K
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Arlington, VA
22 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$66K – $109K
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Richmond, VA
15 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$46K – $76K
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Blacksburg, VA
20 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$42K – $73K
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Charlottesville, VA
31 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$46K – $67K

Research Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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US Department Of Defense, Virginia
16 income tax records
$94,500/yr
$88K – $104K
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University, Virginia
23 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$48K – $75K
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University Of Virginia, Virginia
28 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$45K – $67K

Research Scientist demographics in Virginia

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46% are single
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54% are married
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37% have kids
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48% own a home

Research Scientist salaries by age in Virginia

$0
$20,875
$41,750
$62,625
$83,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in Virginia

276 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in Virginia is $71,500 per year. Research scientist salaries in Virginia can vary between $23,500 to $160,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 276 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research scientists in Virginia: US Department of Defense ($94,500 a year), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ($60,500 a year), and University of Virginia ($52,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists in Virginia: Alexandria, VA ($91,000 a year), Arlington, VA ($80,500 a year), and Richmond, VA ($61,500 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.