Scientist salary in North Carolina

Average salary
$76,500/yr
Based on 881 income tax records
$31,500
$171,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$31,500
$171,500
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 $76,500 per year. This is based on data from 881 TurboTax users who reported their job as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $31,500 to $171,500 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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Holly Springs, NC
17 income tax records
$94,500/yr
$83K – $130K
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Apex, NC
49 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$78K – $113K
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Chapel Hill, NC
65 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$55K – $121K
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Hillsborough, NC
10 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$68K – $111K
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Morrisville, NC
28 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$63K – $93K
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Cary, NC
91 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$54K – $105K
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Durham, NC
189 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$58K – $93K
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Carrboro, NC
12 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$50K – $86K
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Wake Forest, NC
18 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$69K – $90K
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Fuquay Varina, NC
10 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$59K – $89K
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Raleigh, NC
165 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$56K – $97K
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Greenville, NC
12 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$58K – $86K
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Greensboro, NC
15 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$46K – $72K
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Charlotte, NC
18 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$50K – $84K

Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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BASF, North Carolina
22 income tax records
$111,500/yr
$89K – $147K
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Department Of The Interior, North Carolina
15 income tax records
$109,500/yr
$95K – $139K
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Biogen US Limited Partnership, North Carolina
21 income tax records
$108,500/yr
$80K – $120K
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US Department Of Defense, North Carolina
19 income tax records
$103,500/yr
$92K – $135K
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Syngenta Crop Protection, North Carolina
15 income tax records
$103,500/yr
$80K – $130K
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Fujifilm Diosynth, North Carolina
10 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$90K – $107K
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TriNet, North Carolina
20 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$76K – $108K
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Wyeth Holdings, North Carolina
14 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$74K – $92K
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Novozymes North America, North Carolina
15 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$71K – $91K
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Bioagilytix Labs, North Carolina
21 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$63K – $80K
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Kbibiopharma, North Carolina
29 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$70K – $92K
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Patheon Manufacturing, North Carolina
21 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$61K – $91K
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Catalent Pharma Solutions, North Carolina
20 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$57K – $76K
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University Of North Carolina, North Carolina
38 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$52K – $85K
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Duke University, North Carolina
52 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$46K – $77K
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North Carolina State University, North Carolina
14 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$47K – $70K

Scientist demographics in North Carolina

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39% are single
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61% are married
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44% have kids
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64% own a home

Scientist salaries by age in North Carolina

$0
$27,250
$54,500
$81,750
$109,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in North Carolina

881 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in North Carolina is $76,500 per year. Scientist salaries in North Carolina can vary between $31,500 to $171,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 881 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for scientists in North Carolina: BASF ($111,500 a year), Department of The Interior ($109,500 a year), and Biogen US Limited Partnership ($108,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists in North Carolina: Holly Springs, NC ($94,500 a year), Apex, NC ($87,500 a year), and Chapel Hill, NC ($86,000 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.