Scientist salary in Philadelphia Metro Area, PA

Average salary
$97,500/yr
Based on 1,193 income tax records
$38,500
$241,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$56K
 
$81K
 
$114K
 
$123K
 
$124K
$38,500
$241,000
How much do Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Scientist is $97,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,193 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $38,500 to $241,000 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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E R Squibb Sons, Bucks County, PA
10 income tax records
$169,500/yr
$130K – $224K
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John L. Scott, Delaware County, PA
156 income tax records
$122,500/yr
$110K – $190K
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Merck Sharp & Dohme Federal Credit Union, Bucks County, PA
127 income tax records
$118,500/yr
$73K – $290K
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Glaxosmithkline, Montgomery County, PA
92 income tax records
$118,500/yr
$75K – $192K
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Trustees Of The University Of, Delaware County, PA
46 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$45K – $162K
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Frontage Laboratories, Chester County, PA
11 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$23K – $78K
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Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Chester County, PA
37 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$40K – $66K

Scientist demographics in Philadelphia Metro Area, PA

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42% are single
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58% are married
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43% have kids
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58% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in Philadelphia Metro Area, PA

1,193 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in Philadelphia Metro Area, PA is $97,500 per year. Scientist salaries in Philadelphia Metro Area, PA can vary between $38,500 to $241,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,193 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for scientists near Philadelphia Metro Area, PA: E R Squibb Sons ($169,500 a year), John L. Scott ($122,500 a year), and Merck Sharp & Dohme Federal Credit Union ($118,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists near Philadelphia Metro Area, PA: Herndon, VA ($150,500 a year), Basking Ridge, NJ ($143,000 a year), and White Plains, NY ($142,000 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.