Senior Scientist salary in California

Average salary
$118,500/yr
Based on 250 income tax records
$58,000
$234,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$58,000
$234,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Senior Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Senior Scientist is $118,500 per year. This is based on data from 250 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Senior Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Senior Scientist salary can vary between $58,000 to $234,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Senior Scientist salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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San Francisco, CA
17 income tax records
$198,000/yr
$163K – $215K
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San Mateo, CA
13 income tax records
$171,500/yr
$131K – $209K
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San Jose, CA
16 income tax records
$119,000/yr
$94K – $145K
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San Diego, CA
47 income tax records
$112,500/yr
$88K – $124K

Senior Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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TriNet, California
14 income tax records
$114,500/yr
$105K – $127K

Senior Scientist demographics in California

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41% are single
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59% are married
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36% have kids
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50% own a home

Senior Scientist salaries by age in California

$0
$31,625
$63,250
$94,875
$126,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Senior Scientists in California

250 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a senior scientist in California is $118,500 per year. Senior scientist salaries in California can vary between $58,000 to $234,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 250 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as senior scientist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for senior scientists in California: San Francisco, CA ($198,000 a year), San Mateo, CA ($171,500 a year), and San Jose, CA ($119,000 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.