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Scientist Salaries in San Francisco, CA

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2,771 SalariesUpdated Feb 22, 2018
Average Base Pay
$102,667/yr
23% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$74K
Low
$103K
Average
$139K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,884
Range$2,056 - $21,882
How much does a Scientist make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Scientist is $102,667 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,771 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Scientist employees in San Francisco, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Adobe
    $118,129/yr
    Range: $98K - $137K
    8 salaries
    $118,129
    $98K$137K
    Archimedes
    $105,520/yr
    Range: $86K - $116K
    6 salaries
    $105,520
    $86K$116K
    Genentech
    $125,501/yr
    Range: $104K - $167K
    4 salaries
    $125,501
    $104K$167K
    Amgen
    $116,000/yr
    Range: $112K - $118K
    3 salaries
    $116,000
    $112K$118K
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    $26/hr
    Range: $25 - $28
    2 salaries
    About
    $25 - $28
    hourly
    $25$28
    Arcadis
    $77,817/yr
    Range: $64K - $92K
    2 salaries
    About
    $64K - $92K
    $64K$92K
    Philips Lighting
    $120,631/yr
    Range: $107K - $135K
    2 salaries
    About
    $107K - $135K
    $107K$135K

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    Nektar Therapeutics
    $132,039/yr
    Range: $110K - $154K
    2 salaries
    About
    $110K - $154K
    $110K$154K
    LS9
    $95,942/yr
    Range: $90K - $101K
    2 salaries
    About
    $90K - $101K
    $90K$101K
    GE
    $104,995/yr
    Range: $102K - $109K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $102K - $109K
    $102K$109K
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    $60,107/yr
    Range: $57K - $63K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $57K - $63K
    $57K$63K
    Merck
    $85,088/yr
    Range: $81K - $88K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $81K - $88K
    $81K$88K
    Merck
    $50/hr
    Range: $48 - $52
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $48 - $52
    hourly
    $48$52
    UC San Francisco
    $80,275/yr
    Range: $77K - $83K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $77K - $83K
    $77K$83K
    Bristol-Myers Squibb
    $110,878/yr
    Range: $106K - $114K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $106K - $114K
    $106K$114K
    URS Corporation
    $34/hr
    Range: $32 - $35
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $32 - $35
    hourly
    $32$35
    Lawrence Berkeley Lab
    $109,970/yr
    Range: $106K - $113K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $106K - $113K
    $106K$113K
    Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
    $84,600/yr
    Range: $80K - $88K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $80K - $88K
    $80K$88K
    NCIRE
    $40,516/yr
    Range: $39K - $42K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $39K - $42K
    $39K$42K
    Lab Support
    $25/hr
    Range: $24 - $26
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $24 - $26
    hourly
    $24$26

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $145,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $145,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $28k cash bonus
    $28k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $97,000
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $97,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $6 cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Public
    $80,000
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $80,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    Full-time
    10000+ employees
     
    Company - Public
    $125,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $125,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $23k cash bonus
    $12k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $120,000
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $120,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    $15k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Public
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