Scientist salary in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA

Average salary
$91,500/yr
Based on 638 income tax records
$27,500
$236,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$51K
 
$77K
 
$108K
 
$121K
 
$126K
$27,500
$236,000
How much do Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Scientist is $91,500 per year. This is based on data from 638 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $27,500 to $236,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Scientist salary by location

Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Allergan Sales, Orange County, CA
12 income tax records
$131,000/yr
$106K – $152K
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California Institute Of, Los Angeles County, CA
54 income tax records
$127,000/yr
$53K – $201K
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Amgen, Los Angeles County, CA
15 income tax records
$119,000/yr
$67K – $194K
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Kite Pharma, Los Angeles County, CA
11 income tax records
$117,000/yr
$70K – $253K
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TriNet, Los Angeles County, CA
14 income tax records
$116,000/yr
$56K – $216K
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Beckman Research Institute, Los Angeles County, CA
12 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$55K – $257K
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Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles County, CA
13 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$55K – $129K
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One Lambda, Los Angeles County, CA
10 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$44K – $128K
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University Of Southern, Los Angeles County, CA
15 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$26K – $166K
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University Of California, Orange County, CA
62 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$17K – $174K

Scientist demographics in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA

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50% are single
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50% are married
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35% have kids
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49% own a home

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

638 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA is $91,500 per year. Scientist salaries in Los Angeles Metro Area, CA can vary between $27,500 to $236,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 638 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for scientists near Los Angeles Metro Area, CA: Allergan Sales ($131,000 a year), California Institute Of ($127,000 a year), and Amgen ($119,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists near Los Angeles Metro Area, CA: Solana Beach, CA ($205,000 a year), Altadena, CA ($152,500 a year), and Newbury Park, CA ($146,000 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.