Based on 948 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Scientists make?
The average total salary for a US Department of Defense Scientist is $101,000 per year. This is based on data from 948 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $49,000 to $160,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location.