Scientist salary in Boston, MA

Average salary
$104,000/yr
Based on 116 income tax records
$40,000
$193,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$40,000
$193,000
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 Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Scientist is $104,000 per year. This is based on data from 116 TurboTax users who reported their job as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $40,000 to $193,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Scientist salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Sudbury, MA
18 income tax records
$159,000/yr
$124K – $192K
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Acton, MA
35 income tax records
$151,000/yr
$103K – $183K
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Newton Center, MA
17 income tax records
$147,000/yr
$125K – $176K
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Charlestown, MA
10 income tax records
$145,500/yr
$121K – $160K
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Concord, MA
18 income tax records
$143,500/yr
$105K – $160K
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Lexington, MA
64 income tax records
$143,000/yr
$108K – $214K
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Needham, MA
13 income tax records
$141,000/yr
$128K – $198K
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Belmont, MA
73 income tax records
$138,500/yr
$110K – $192K
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Andover, MA
18 income tax records
$138,500/yr
$89K – $173K
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Littleton, MA
17 income tax records
$136,500/yr
$112K – $160K
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Arlington, MA
125 income tax records
$125,000/yr
$95K – $170K
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Ashland, MA
11 income tax records
$124,500/yr
$100K – $158K
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East Boston, MA
18 income tax records
$123,500/yr
$105K – $140K
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Needham Heights, MA
12 income tax records
$123,500/yr
$94K – $150K
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Chelmsford, MA
13 income tax records
$123,000/yr
$88K – $134K
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Bedford, MA
17 income tax records
$121,000/yr
$107K – $157K
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Wilmington, MA
14 income tax records
$121,000/yr
$84K – $140K
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Wayland, MA
16 income tax records
$120,500/yr
$98K – $167K
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Dedham, MA
11 income tax records
$120,500/yr
$95K – $158K
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Wakefield, MA
10 income tax records
$118,000/yr
$101K – $145K
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Newtonville, MA
10 income tax records
$118,000/yr
$95K – $135K
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Natick, MA
33 income tax records
$117,500/yr
$91K – $130K
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Winchester, MA
37 income tax records
$117,500/yr
$100K – $164K
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Shrewsbury, MA
13 income tax records
$116,500/yr
$100K – $129K
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Westford, MA
15 income tax records
$114,000/yr
$84K – $136K
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Newton, MA
18 income tax records
$112,000/yr
$63K – $127K
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South Boston, MA
33 income tax records
$110,500/yr
$92K – $157K
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Medford, MA
79 income tax records
$110,500/yr
$83K – $137K
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Waban, MA
11 income tax records
$110,500/yr
$91K – $121K
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Marlborough, MA
14 income tax records
$110,000/yr
$79K – $137K
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Framingham, MA
32 income tax records
$106,500/yr
$86K – $129K
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Waltham, MA
74 income tax records
$105,500/yr
$86K – $135K
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Cambridge, MA
287 income tax records
$104,500/yr
$79K – $132K
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Boston, MA
116 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$78K – $128K
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Malden, MA
41 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$85K – $123K
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Woburn, MA
23 income tax records
$103,500/yr
$78K – $124K
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Jamaica Plain, MA
41 income tax records
$103,500/yr
$82K – $132K
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Watertown, MA
71 income tax records
$103,000/yr
$85K – $131K
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Melrose, MA
27 income tax records
$102,000/yr
$77K – $133K
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Brookline, MA
88 income tax records
$100,000/yr
$62K – $156K
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Falmouth, MA
20 income tax records
$93,500/yr
$71K – $121K
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Somerville, MA
166 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$74K – $116K
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Brighton, MA
48 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$69K – $122K
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Chestnut Hill, MA
20 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$61K – $146K
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Quincy, MA
34 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$66K – $116K
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Allston, MA
22 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$64K – $100K
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Worcester, MA
32 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$53K – $92K
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Providence, RI
20 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$62K – $90K
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New Haven, CT
33 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$48K – $71K
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Portland, ME
20 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$51K – $62K

Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Nibri, Suffolk County, MA
21 income tax records
$110,500/yr
$99K – $126K
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Harvard University, Suffolk County, MA
13 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$53K – $93K

Scientist demographics in Boston, MA

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79% are single
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21% are married
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5% have kids
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16% own a home

Scientist salaries by age in Boston, MA

$0
$39,625
$79,250
$118,875
$158,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in Boston, MA

116 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in Boston, MA is $104,000 per year. Scientist salaries in Boston, MA can vary between $40,000 to $193,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 116 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists near Boston, MA: Sudbury, MA ($159,000 a year), Acton, MA ($151,000 a year), and Newton Center, MA ($147,000 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.