Scientist salary in Virginia

Average salary
Based on 881 income tax records
Average salary by age
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The average total salary for a Scientist is $86,000 per year. This is based on data from 881 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $32,500 to $175,000 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**
Department Of The Interior, Virginia
25 income tax records
$80K – $183K
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Virginia
14 income tax records
$59K – $175K
National Finance Center, Virginia
19 income tax records
$81K – $143K
Jefferson Science Associates, Virginia
11 income tax records
$68K – $131K
US Department Of Defense, Virginia
259 income tax records
$59K – $155K
Glaxosmithkline Consumer Healthc, Virginia
12 income tax records
$63K – $234K
Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia
11 income tax records
$48K – $113K
University Of Virginia, Virginia
19 income tax records
$27K – $128K
PPD, Virginia
112 income tax records
$30K – $86K
Department Of General Services, Virginia
18 income tax records
$27K – $68K

Scientist demographics in Virginia

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47% are single
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53% are married
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37% have kids
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60% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in Virginia

881 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in Virginia is $86,000 per year. Scientist salaries in Virginia can vary between $32,500 to $175,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 881 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for scientists in Virginia: Department of The Interior ($130,000 a year), Howard Hughes Medical Institute ($129,000 a year), and National Finance Center ($115,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists in Virginia: Herndon, VA ($150,500 a year), Falls Church, VA ($138,500 a year), and Reston, VA ($134,500 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.