Scientist salary in Washington

Average salary
Based on 717 income tax records
Average salary by age
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The average total salary for a Scientist is $91,500 per year. This is based on data from 717 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $31,000 to $298,000 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**
Microsoft, Washington
13 income tax records
$228K – $987K
Juno Therapeutics, Washington
34 income tax records
$99K – $414K
TriNet, Washington
11 income tax records
$62K – $153K
National Finance Center, Washington
16 income tax records
$56K – $164K
US Department Of Defense, Washington
12 income tax records
$61K – $114K
Allen Institute, Washington
33 income tax records
$50K – $120K
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, Washington
36 income tax records
$40K – $184K
Seattle Children's Hospital, Washington
16 income tax records
$43K – $147K
University Of Washington, Washington
86 income tax records
$27K – $173K
Washington State University, Washington
15 income tax records
$42K – $130K

Scientist demographics in Washington

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41% are single
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59% are married
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40% have kids
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59% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in Washington

717 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in Washington is $91,500 per year. Scientist salaries in Washington can vary between $31,000 to $298,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 717 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for scientists in Washington: Microsoft ($314,000 a year), Juno Therapeutics ($146,000 a year), and TriNet ($109,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists in Washington: Bellevue, WA ($153,500 a year), Kirkland, WA ($125,500 a year), and Richland, WA ($108,000 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.