Scientist salary in Des Moines Metro Area, IA

Average salary
$93,500/yr
Based on 33 income tax records
$67,500
$114,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$67,500
$114,500
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 $93,500 per year. This is based on data from 33 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $46,500 to $175,000 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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Lincoln, NE
35 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$50K – $109K
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Iowa City, IA
17 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$48K – $78K
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Ankeny, IA
15 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$57K – $90K
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Omaha, NE
29 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$46K – $84K
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Rochester, MN
17 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$59K – $82K
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Ames, IA
19 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$43K – $94K
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Overland Park, KS
17 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$52K – $75K
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Kansas City, MO
49 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$43K – $64K
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Coralville, IA
13 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$38K – $63K

Scientist salary by company

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Scientist demographics in Des Moines Metro Area, IA

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19% are single
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81% are married
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69% have kids
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96% own a home

Scientist salaries by age in Des Moines Metro Area, IA

$0
$32,375
$64,750
$97,125
$129,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in Des Moines Metro Area, IA

33 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in Des Moines Metro Area, IA is $93,500 per year. Scientist salaries in Des Moines Metro Area, IA can vary between $46,500 to $175,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 33 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists near Des Moines Metro Area, IA: Lincoln, NE ($79,500 a year), Iowa City, IA ($71,500 a year), and Ankeny, IA ($67,500 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.