Researcher salary in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA

Average salary
$63,500/yr
Based on 325 income tax records
$26,000
$179,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$26,000
$179,000
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 Researchers make?
The average total salary for a Researcher is $63,500 per year. This is based on data from 325 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Researcher and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Researcher salary can vary between $26,000 to $179,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Researcher salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Santa Monica, CA
12 income tax records
$125,500/yr
$98K – $135K
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Santa Barbara, CA
16 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$56K – $121K
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Irvine, CA
24 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$53K – $91K
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San Diego, CA
110 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$49K – $91K
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Pasadena, CA
17 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$52K – $79K
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Los Angeles, CA
126 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$46K – $78K

Researcher salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Rand, Los Angeles County, CA
12 income tax records
$128,500/yr
$90K – $137K
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California Institute Of Technology, Los Angeles County, CA
18 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$53K – $95K
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University Of California, Los Angeles County, CA
73 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$48K – $65K
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University Of Southern, Los Angeles County, CA
18 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$49K – $63K

Researcher demographics in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA

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60% are single
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40% are married
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27% have kids
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32% own a home

Researcher salaries by age in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA

$0
$25,625
$51,250
$76,875
$102,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Researchers in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA

325 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a researcher in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA is $63,500 per year. Researcher salaries in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA can vary between $26,000 to $179,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 325 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as researcher.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for researchers near Los Angeles Metro Area, CA: Rand ($128,500 a year), California Institute of Technology ($62,500 a year), and University of California ($56,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for researchers near Los Angeles Metro Area, CA: Santa Monica, CA ($125,500 a year), Santa Barbara, CA ($69,000 a year), and Irvine, CA ($65,000 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.