Scientist salary in Durham Metro Area, NC

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Based on 292 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Scientist is $82,000 per year. This is based on data from 292 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $35,500 to $175,000 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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Kbibiopharma, Durham County, NC
13 income tax records
$76K – $134K
University Of North Carolina, Durham County, NC
32 income tax records
$23K – $98K
Duke University, Durham County, NC
34 income tax records
$35K – $119K

Scientist demographics in Durham Metro Area, NC

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36% are single
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64% are married
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39% have kids
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66% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in Durham Metro Area, NC

292 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in Durham Metro Area, NC is $82,000 per year. Scientist salaries in Durham Metro Area, NC can vary between $35,500 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 292 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for scientists near Durham Metro Area, NC: Kbibiopharma ($87,500 a year), University of North Carolina ($60,500 a year), and Duke University ($56,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists near Durham Metro Area, NC: Hillsborough, NC ($117,500 a year), Chapel Hill, NC ($97,500 a year), and Apex, NC ($95,000 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.