Scientist salary in Santa Clara, CA

Average salary
$102,500/yr
Based on 45 income tax records
$39,000
$348,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$87K
 
$119K
$39,000
$348,500
How much do Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Scientist is $102,500 per year. This is based on data from 45 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $39,000 to $348,500 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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TriNet, Santa Clara County, CA
19 income tax records
$120,000/yr
$75K – $206K
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Roche Sequencing Solutions, Santa Clara County, CA
14 income tax records
$113,000/yr
$81K – $468K
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The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University, Santa Clara County, CA
54 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$45K – $165K

Scientist demographics in Santa Clara, CA

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45% are single
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55% are married
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33% have kids
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33% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in Santa Clara, CA

45 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in Santa Clara, CA is $102,500 per year. Scientist salaries in Santa Clara, CA can vary between $39,000 to $348,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 45 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for scientists near Santa Clara, 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 Santa Clara, 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.