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Scientist Salaries in San Francisco, CA

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2,709 SalariesUpdated Nov 15, 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 Scientist make in San Francisco, CA?

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

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    Average Base Salary in (USD)
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    $118,129/yr
    $98K$137K
    Archimedes
    $105,520/yr
    6 salaries
    $105,520/yr
    $86K$116K
    Genentech
    $125,501/yr
    4 salaries
    $125,501/yr
    $104K$167K
    $116,000/yr
    $112K$118K
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    $26/hr
    2 salaries
    $26/hr
    $25$27
    $77,478/yr
    $63K$92K
    Philips Lighting
    $120,494/yr
    2 salaries
    $120,494/yr
    $108K$134K

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    Nektar Therapeutics
    $131,811/yr
    2 salaries
    $131,811/yr
    $111K$152K
    $96,298/yr
    $89K$101K
    GE
    $105,137/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $105,137/yr
    $102K$110K
    Merck
    $85,485/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $85,485/yr
    $82K$89K
    Merck
    $50/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $50/hr
    $48$52
    Bristol-Myers Squibb
    $111,040/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $111,040/yr
    $106K$115K
    URS Corporation
    $34/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $34/hr
    $32$35
    Lawrence Berkeley Lab
    $109,856/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $109,856/yr
    $106K$115K
    Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
    $84,140/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $84,140/yr
    $82K$88K
    Fitbit
    $118,022/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $118,022/yr
    $112K$122K
    NCIRE
    $40,942/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $40,942/yr
    $39K$42K
    Lab Support
    $25/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $25/hr
    $24$26
    Evidera
    $103,573/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $103,573/yr
    $98K$107K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $130,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $130,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $109,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $109,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $24
    hourly
    A Scientist reported making $24 per hour
    Additional Pay
    $300 cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $122,000
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $122,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Nonprofit Organization
    $95,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $95,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Public
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