Senior Scientist salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 2,132 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Senior Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Senior Scientist is $103,000 per year. This is based on data from 2,132 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Senior Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Senior Scientist salary can vary between $47,500 to $196,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Senior Scientist salary by location

Senior Scientist salary by company

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Salary range**
Genentech, San Mateo County, CA
13 income tax records
$102K – $403K
Merck Sharp & Dohme Federal Credit Union, Union County, NJ
20 income tax records
$81K – $130K
Pfizer, Middlesex County, MA
14 income tax records
$94K – $125K
Medimmune, Montgomery County, MD
11 income tax records
$100K – $141K
Glaxosmithkline, Montgomery County, PA
11 income tax records
$70K – $106K
PPD, Henrico County, VA
12 income tax records
$52K – $71K

Senior Scientist demographics in United States

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42% are single
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58% are married
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40% have kids
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54% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Senior Scientists in United States

2,132 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a senior scientist in the United States is $103,000 per year. Senior scientist salaries in the United States can vary between $47,500 to $196,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,132 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as senior scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for senior scientists in the United States: Genentech ($253,000 a year), Merck Sharp & Dohme Federal Credit Union ($119,000 a year), and Pfizer ($116,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for senior scientists in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($138,000 a year), Baltimore Metro Area, MD ($129,500 a year), and Bridgeport Metro Area, CT ($124,000 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.