Scientist salary in Colorado

Average salary
Based on 523 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Scientist is $81,500 per year. This is based on data from 523 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $31,500 to $193,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Scientist salary by company

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TriNet, Colorado
18 income tax records
$52K – $385K
National Finance Center, Colorado
15 income tax records
$104K – $164K
Alliance For Sustainable Energ, Colorado
39 income tax records
$70K – $232K
Department Of The Interior, Colorado
29 income tax records
$53K – $133K
Kbibiopharma, Colorado
11 income tax records
$49K – $134K
State Of Colorado, Colorado
12 income tax records
$43K – $98K
Colorado State University, Colorado
20 income tax records
$37K – $138K
University Of California, Colorado
72 income tax records
$32K – $141K

Scientist demographics in Colorado

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42% are single
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58% are married
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41% have kids
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67% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in Colorado

523 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in Colorado is $81,500 per year. Scientist salaries in Colorado can vary between $31,500 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 523 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for scientists in Colorado: TriNet ($133,000 a year), National Finance Center ($132,000 a year), and Alliance For Sustainable Energ ($129,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists in Colorado: Golden, CO ($125,500 a year), Lafayette, CO ($109,500 a year), and Erie, CO ($99,500 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.