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Scientist salary in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA

Average salary
$84,000/yr
Based on 437 income tax records
$36,000
$213,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$36,000
$213,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Scientist in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA is $84,000 per year. This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 437 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientists. Scientist salaries in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA can vary between $36,000 to $213,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more. Read more
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Scientist salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Santa Monica, CA
11 income tax records
$112,000/yr
$86K – $127K
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Thousand Oaks, CA
19 income tax records
$111,500/yr
$87K – $131K
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La Jolla, CA
32 income tax records
$106,500/yr
$68K – $134K
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Del Mar, CA
18 income tax records
$102,500/yr
$79K – $150K
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Poway, CA
20 income tax records
$101,000/yr
$87K – $131K
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Encinitas, CA
19 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$57K – $127K
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Escondido, CA
19 income tax records
$96,500/yr
$79K – $132K
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San Marcos, CA
16 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$72K – $127K
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San Diego, CA
485 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$69K – $123K
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Vista, CA
15 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$70K – $92K
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Carlsbad, CA
36 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$63K – $122K
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Los Angeles, CA
80 income tax records
$81,000/yr
$54K – $124K
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Oceanside, CA
17 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$65K – $105K
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Irvine, CA
32 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$53K – $99K
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Pasadena, CA
33 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$51K – $112K
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Santa Barbara, CA
16 income tax records
$68,500/yr
$58K – $131K
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Long Beach, CA
11 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$61K – $80K

Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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California Institute Of Technology, Los Angeles County, CA
37 income tax records
$117,500/yr
$63K – $153K
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Amgen, Los Angeles County, CA
14 income tax records
$112,000/yr
$79K – $135K
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Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles County, CA
13 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$52K – $80K
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University Of California, Los Angeles County, CA
27 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$49K – $67K
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University Of California Irvine, Orange County, CA
11 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$48K – $57K

Scientist demographics in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA

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52% are single
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48% are married
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37% have kids
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43% own a home

Scientist salaries by age

$0
$29,375
$58,750
$88,125
$117,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA

437 full-time salaries from 2019
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