Scientist salary in Denver County, CO

Average salary
$74,500/yr
Based on 76 income tax records
Total salary range: is $57,000 - $100,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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How much do Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Scientist is $74,500 per year. This is based on data from 76 TurboTax users who reported their job as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $30,500 to $184,500 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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Lafayette, CO
13 income tax records
$123,000/yr
$86K – $143K
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Golden, CO
24 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$74K – $126K
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Aurora, CO
17 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$73K – $117K
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Longmont, CO
29 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$86K – $128K
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Erie, CO
14 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$80K – $125K
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Louisville, CO
17 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$59K – $92K
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Boulder, CO
94 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$58K – $110K
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Arvada, CO
23 income tax records
$81,000/yr
$70K – $104K
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Colorado Springs, CO
15 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$67K – $100K
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Littleton, CO
19 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$59K – $83K
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Denver, CO
108 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$54K – $90K
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Broomfield, CO
27 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$47K – $95K
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Fort Collins, CO
35 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$56K – $89K

Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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University Of California, Denver County, CO
16 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$54K – $75K

Scientist demographics in Denver County, CO

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53% are single
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47% are married
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35% have kids
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59% own a home

Scientist salaries by age in Denver County, CO

$0
$42,125
$84,250
$126,375
$168,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in Denver County, CO

76 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in Denver County, CO is $74,500 per year. Scientist salaries in Denver County, CO can vary between $30,500 to $184,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 76 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists in Denver County, CO: Lafayette, CO ($123,000 a year), Golden, CO ($107,000 a year), and Aurora, CO ($99,000 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.