Based on 212 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Research Scientists make?
The average total salary for a US Department of Defense Research Scientist is $94,000 per year. This is based on data from 212 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Scientist salary can vary between $44,500 to $159,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location.