Scientist salary in Fairfax County, VA

Average salary
$112,000/yr
Based on 170 income tax records
$42,500
$194,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$87K
 
$126K
 
$144K
 
$143K
$42,500
$194,500
How much do Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Scientist is $112,000 per year. This is based on data from 170 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $42,500 to $194,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Scientist salary by location

Scientist salary by company

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Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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US Department Of Defense, Fairfax County, VA
50 income tax records
$126,000/yr
$71K – $160K

Scientist demographics in Fairfax County, VA

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36% are single
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64% are married
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44% have kids
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71% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in Fairfax County, VA

170 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in Fairfax County, VA is $112,000 per year. Scientist salaries in Fairfax County, VA can vary between $42,500 to $194,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 170 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists in Fairfax County, VA: Herndon, VA ($150,500 a year), Falls Church, VA ($138,500 a year), and Reston, VA ($134,500 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.