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Research Scientist Salaries in San Francisco, CA

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2,709 SalariesUpdated Oct 6, 2017
Average Base Pay
$110,528/yr
23% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$79K
Low
$111K
Average
$152K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,321
Range$2,141 - $23,079
How much does a Research Scientist make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Research Scientist is $110,528 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,709 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees in San Francisco, CA.

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    Gilead Sciences
    $110,827/yr
    11 salaries
    $110,827/yr
    $72K$130K
    $92,376/yr
    $84K$94K
    UC Davis
    $41,902/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $41,902/yr
    $40K$44K
    Gilead Sciences
    $121,965/yr
    10 salaries
    $121,965/yr
    $107K$147K
    $141,585/yr
    $131K$150K
    $111,381/yr
    $105K$114K
    $154,049/yr
    $146K$163K

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    $153,927/yr
    $134K$173K
    $122,503/yr
    $119K$126K
    $119,380/yr
    $116K$124K
    Gilead Sciences
    $185,530/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $185,530/yr
    $177K$193K
    Gilead Sciences
    $129,938/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $129,938/yr
    $125K$135K
    Gilead Sciences
    $108,890/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $108,890/yr
    $103K$113K

    Recent Salary Reports

    Below are the most recent Research Scientist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

    $90,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $90,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Government
    $119,624
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $119,624 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $106,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $106,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Public
    $134,951
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $134,951 per year
    Additional Pay
    $17k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $80,000
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $80,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $155,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $155,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $30k cash bonus
    $30k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $71,500
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $71,500 per year
    Additional Pay
    $12k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    Full-time
    51 to 200 employees
     
    Company - Private
    $60,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $60,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $1 cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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