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Scientist salary in New Jersey

Average salary
$85,000/yr
Based on 586 income tax records
$35,500
$269,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$35,500
$269,000
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 New Jersey is $85,000 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and are based on 586 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Scientist salaries in New Jersey can vary between $35,500 to $269,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Scientist salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Bridgewater, NJ
11 income tax records
$142,500/yr
$94K – $155K
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East Brunswick, NJ
12 income tax records
$142,500/yr
$105K – $162K
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Princeton, NJ
17 income tax records
$100,000/yr
$65K – $121K
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Edison, NJ
11 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$57K – $96K
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Somerset, NJ
10 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$68K – $85K
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Plainsboro, NJ
11 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$71K – $85K
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Jersey City, NJ
23 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$63K – $100K
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North Brunswick, NJ
11 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$61K – $111K
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Hillsborough, NJ
10 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$63K – $113K
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Trenton, NJ
10 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$43K – $87K
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Piscataway, NJ
10 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$52K – $83K

Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Celgene, New Jersey
16 income tax records
$172,000/yr
$143K – $257K
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E R Squibb Sons, New Jersey
31 income tax records
$127,500/yr
$103K – $174K
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Merck Sharp & Dohme Federal Credit Union, New Jersey
48 income tax records
$121,500/yr
$99K – $153K
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John L. Scott, New Jersey
14 income tax records
$114,500/yr
$93K – $128K
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Novartis Pharmaceuticals, New Jersey
21 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$80K – $106K
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Wyeth Holdings, New Jersey
12 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$69K – $95K
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Rutgers University, New Jersey
12 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$52K – $77K
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Genewiz, New Jersey
11 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$46K – $59K

Scientist demographics in New Jersey

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45% are single
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55% are married
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43% have kids
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48% own a home

Scientist salaries by age

$0
$28,875
$57,750
$86,625
$115,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in New Jersey

586 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in New Jersey is $85,000 per year. Scientist salaries in New Jersey can vary between $35,500 to $269,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 586 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for scientists in New Jersey: Celgene ($172,000 a year), E R Squibb Sons ($127,500 a year), and Merck Sharp & Dohme Federal Credit Union ($121,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists in New Jersey: Bridgewater, NJ ($142,500 a year), East Brunswick, NJ ($142,500 a year), and Princeton, NJ ($100,000 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.