Scientist salary in Seattle Metro Area, WA

Average salary
$95,500/yr
Based on 574 income tax records
$37,500
$304,500
Age:
Average salary by age
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26-35
36-45
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56+
 
$84K
 
$103K
 
$113K
 
$127K
$37,500
$304,500
How much do Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Scientist is $95,500 per year. This is based on data from 574 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $37,500 to $304,500 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.

From consenting TurboTax customers

Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Microsoft, King County, WA
11 income tax records
$336,500/yr
$228K – $987K
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Juno Therapeutics, King County, WA
28 income tax records
$150,500/yr
$103K – $414K
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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, King County, WA
34 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$51K – $184K
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Allen Institute, King County, WA
29 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$50K – $114K
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Seattle Children's Hospital, King County, WA
14 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$43K – $128K
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University Of Washington, King County, WA
79 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$27K – $173K

Scientist demographics in Seattle Metro Area, WA

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42% are single
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58% are married
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41% have kids
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58% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in Seattle Metro Area, WA

574 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in Seattle Metro Area, WA is $95,500 per year. Scientist salaries in Seattle Metro Area, WA can vary between $37,500 to $304,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 574 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for scientists near Seattle Metro Area, WA: Microsoft ($336,500 a year), Juno Therapeutics ($150,500 a year), and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research ($84,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists near Seattle Metro Area, WA: Bellevue, WA ($153,500 a year), Kirkland, WA ($125,500 a year), and Seattle, WA ($93,500 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.