Scientist salary in Seattle, WA

Average salary
Based on 374 income tax records
Average salary by age
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The average total salary for a Scientist is $93,500 per year. This is based on data from 374 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $37,500 to $273,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Scientist salary by company

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

Scientist demographics in Seattle, WA

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48% are single
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52% are married
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35% have kids
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52% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in Seattle, WA

374 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in Seattle, WA is $93,500 per year. Scientist salaries in Seattle, WA can vary between $37,500 to $273,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 374 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

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