Scientist salary in Santa Maria Metro Area, CA

Average salary
$80,500/yr
Based on 43 income tax records
Total salary range: is $66,000 - $113,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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How much do Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Scientist is $80,500 per year. This is based on data from 43 TurboTax users who reported their job as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $37,500 to $157,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Scientist salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Thousand Oaks, CA
24 income tax records
$129,000/yr
$82K – $142K
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Newbury Park, CA
17 income tax records
$128,000/yr
$98K – $167K
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Camarillo, CA
18 income tax records
$127,000/yr
$98K – $149K
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Redondo Beach, CA
11 income tax records
$114,000/yr
$95K – $151K
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Santa Monica, CA
15 income tax records
$112,000/yr
$81K – $142K
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Simi Valley, CA
10 income tax records
$104,500/yr
$86K – $124K
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Anaheim, CA
11 income tax records
$90,000/yr
$55K – $103K
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Pasadena, CA
54 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$58K – $116K
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Goleta, CA
12 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$68K – $112K
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Los Angeles, CA
111 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$55K – $124K
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Santa Barbara, CA
23 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$66K – $112K
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Riverside, CA
14 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$53K – $98K
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Mission Viejo, CA
11 income tax records
$78,000/yr
$61K – $100K
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Long Beach, CA
15 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$62K – $107K
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Irvine, CA
53 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$49K – $102K

Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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University Of California, Santa Barbara County, CA
11 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$52K – $73K

Scientist demographics in Santa Maria Metro Area, CA

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52% are single
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48% are married
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34% have kids
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51% own a home

Scientist salaries by age in Santa Maria Metro Area, CA

$0
$28,875
$57,750
$86,625
$115,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in Santa Maria Metro Area, CA

43 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in Santa Maria Metro Area, CA is $80,500 per year. Scientist salaries in Santa Maria Metro Area, CA can vary between $37,500 to $157,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 43 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists near Santa Maria Metro Area, CA: Thousand Oaks, CA ($129,000 a year), Newbury Park, CA ($128,000 a year), and Camarillo, CA ($127,000 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.