Scientist salary in New Jersey

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Based on 961 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Scientist is $101,500 per year. This is based on data from 961 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $40,500 to $319,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Scientist salary by company

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Salary range**
Celgene, New Jersey
37 income tax records
$101K – $362K
ExxonMobil, New Jersey
10 income tax records
$117K – $238K
Merck Sharp & Dohme Federal Credit Union, New Jersey
85 income tax records
$78K – $295K
John L. Scott, New Jersey
36 income tax records
$77K – $401K
E R Squibb Sons, New Jersey
60 income tax records
$69K – $247K
TriNet, New Jersey
15 income tax records
$68K – $477K
Ptc Therapeutics, New Jersey
16 income tax records
$66K – $300K
Novartis Pharmaceuticals, New Jersey
30 income tax records
$66K – $214K
Intercontinental Great Brands, New Jersey
11 income tax records
$71K – $135K
Wyeth Holdings, New Jersey
24 income tax records
$65K – $120K
Princeton University Treasurers, New Jersey
12 income tax records
$59K – $162K
Genewiz, New Jersey
10 income tax records
$33K – $100K
Rutgers University, New Jersey
27 income tax records
$43K – $138K
Roche Molecular Systems, New Jersey
17 income tax records
$57K – $149K
Xenobiotic Laboratories, New Jersey
10 income tax records
$38K – $88K

Scientist demographics in New Jersey

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43% are single
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57% are married
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43% have kids
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55% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in New Jersey

961 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in New Jersey is $101,500 per year. Scientist salaries in New Jersey can vary between $40,500 to $319,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 961 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for scientists in New Jersey: Celgene ($192,000 a year), ExxonMobil ($162,500 a year), and Merck Sharp & Dohme Federal Credit Union ($142,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists in New Jersey: Basking Ridge, NJ ($143,000 a year), Bridgewater, NJ ($130,000 a year), and Flemington, NJ ($129,000 a year).
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
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.