Scientist salary in Raleigh Metro Area, NC

Average salary
$81,500/yr
Based on 396 income tax records
$37,000
$192,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$52K
 
$70K
 
$92K
 
$95K
 
$101K
$37,000
$192,000
How much do Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Scientist is $81,500 per year. This is based on data from 396 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $37,000 to $192,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Scientist salary by location

Scientist salary by company

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Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Syngenta Crop Protection, Wake County, NC
12 income tax records
$109,000/yr
$64K – $195K
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BASF, Wake County, NC
19 income tax records
$108,500/yr
$63K – $177K
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Biogen US Limited Partnership, Wake County, NC
19 income tax records
$106,500/yr
$76K – $220K
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US Department Of Defense, Wake County, NC
12 income tax records
$100,000/yr
$68K – $146K
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Fujifilm Diosynth, Wake County, NC
10 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$74K – $136K
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Novozymes North America, Wake County, NC
10 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$38K – $89K
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Catalent Pharma Solutions, Wake County, NC
15 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$47K – $87K
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North Carolina State University, Wake County, NC
17 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$22K – $98K

Scientist demographics in Raleigh Metro Area, NC

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33% are single
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67% are married
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51% have kids
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71% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in Raleigh Metro Area, NC

396 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in Raleigh Metro Area, NC is $81,500 per year. Scientist salaries in Raleigh Metro Area, NC can vary between $37,000 to $192,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 396 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for scientists near Raleigh Metro Area, NC: Syngenta Crop Protection ($109,000 a year), BASF ($108,500 a year), and Biogen US Limited Partnership ($106,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists near Raleigh Metro Area, NC: Hillsborough, NC ($117,500 a year), Chapel Hill, NC ($97,500 a year), and Apex, NC ($95,000 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.