Scientist salary in Berkeley, CA

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Based on 82 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Scientist is $109,500 per year. This is based on data from 82 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $44,500 to $291,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Scientist salary by location

Scientist salary by company

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Salary range**
Genentech, Alameda County, CA
15 income tax records
$104K – $369K
Amyris, Alameda County, CA
18 income tax records
$59K – $1M
Lawrence Livermore National Secu, Alameda County, CA
71 income tax records
$86K – $246K
10X Genomics, Alameda County, CA
14 income tax records
$76K – $363K
Zymergen, Alameda County, CA
16 income tax records
$72K – $179K
Arcus Biosciences, Alameda County, CA
10 income tax records
$71K – $191K
TriNet, Alameda County, CA
41 income tax records
$49K – $220K
University Of California, Alameda County, CA
58 income tax records
$43K – $179K

Scientist demographics in Berkeley, CA

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52% are single
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48% are married
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36% have kids
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50% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in Berkeley, CA

82 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in Berkeley, CA is $109,500 per year. Scientist salaries in Berkeley, CA can vary between $44,500 to $291,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 82 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for scientists near Berkeley, CA: Genentech ($201,500 a year), Amyris ($155,500 a year), and Lawrence Livermore National Secu ($146,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists near Berkeley, CA: Orinda, CA ($182,500 a year), Millbrae, CA ($174,500 a year), and San Carlos, CA ($167,500 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.