Scientist salary in Redwood City, CA

Average salary
$145,500/yr
Based on 84 income tax records
$52,500
$387,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
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$114K
 
$158K
 
$197K
$52,500
$387,000
How much do Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Scientist is $145,500 per year. This is based on data from 84 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $52,500 to $387,000 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

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Gilead Sciences, San Mateo County, CA
24 income tax records
$238,500/yr
$133K – $608K
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Genentech, San Mateo County, CA
65 income tax records
$218,000/yr
$124K – $387K
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Mrl San Francisco, San Mateo County, CA
12 income tax records
$185,000/yr
$124K – $357K
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Calico Life Sciences, San Mateo County, CA
11 income tax records
$170,500/yr
$149K – $326K
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Amgen, San Mateo County, CA
15 income tax records
$150,000/yr
$132K – $228K
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TriNet, San Mateo County, CA
39 income tax records
$120,500/yr
$60K – $280K
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The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University, San Mateo County, CA
30 income tax records
$100,500/yr
$47K – $209K

Scientist demographics in Redwood City, CA

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35% are single
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65% are married
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40% have kids
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50% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in Redwood City, CA

84 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in Redwood City, CA is $145,500 per year. Scientist salaries in Redwood City, CA can vary between $52,500 to $387,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 84 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for scientists near Redwood City, CA: Gilead Sciences ($238,500 a year), Genentech ($218,000 a year), and Mrl San Francisco ($185,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists near Redwood City, CA: Orinda, CA ($182,500 a year), Millbrae, CA ($174,500 a year), and San Carlos, CA ($167,500 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.