Scientist salary in San Jose Metro Area, CA

Average salary
Based on 457 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Scientist is $119,000 per year. This is based on data from 457 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $45,000 to $373,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Scientist salary by location

Scientist salary by company

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TriNet, Santa Clara County, CA
19 income tax records
$75K – $206K
Roche Sequencing Solutions, Santa Clara County, CA
14 income tax records
$81K – $468K
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University, Santa Clara County, CA
54 income tax records
$45K – $165K

Scientist demographics in San Jose Metro Area, CA

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43% are single
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57% are married
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38% have kids
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49% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in San Jose Metro Area, CA

457 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in San Jose Metro Area, CA is $119,000 per year. Scientist salaries in San Jose Metro Area, CA can vary between $45,000 to $373,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 457 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for scientists near San Jose Metro Area, CA: TriNet ($120,000 a year), Roche Sequencing Solutions ($113,000 a year), and The Board of Trustees of The Leland Stanford Junior University ($75,000 a year).

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