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Scientist Salaries in San Diego, CA Area

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1,353 SalariesUpdated May 21, 2018
Average Base Pay
$87,927/yr
5% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$62K
Low
$121K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,650
Range$1,811 - $18,928
How much does a Scientist make in San Diego, CA?

The average salary for a Scientist is $87,927 in San Diego, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 1,353 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Scientist employees in San Diego, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Genoptix
    $75,008/yr
    Range: $67K - $83K
    4 salaries
    $75,008
    $67K$83K
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    $93,771/yr
    Range: $80K - $117K
    3 salaries
    $93,771
    $80K$117K
    Isis Pharmaceuticals
    $64,933/yr
    Range: $55K - $75K
    2 salaries
    About
    $55K - $75K
    $55K$75K
    Infosys
    $81,020/yr
    Range: $77K - $84K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $77K - $84K
    $77K$84K
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    $30/hr
    Range: $29 - $32
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $29 - $32
    hourly
    $29$32
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    $20/hr
    Range: $19 - $21
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $19 - $21
    hourly
    $19$21
    Abbott Labs
    $78,786/yr
    Range: $76K - $83K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $76K - $83K
    $76K$83K

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    GenMark Diagnostics
    $80,353/yr
    Range: $76K - $84K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $76K - $84K
    $76K$84K
    Ionis Pharmaceuticals
    $45,076/yr
    Range: $43K - $47K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $43K - $47K
    $43K$47K
    Navigate BioPharma Services
    $75,320/yr
    Range: $72K - $78K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $72K - $78K
    $72K$78K
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    $92,962/yr
    Range: $79K - $102K
    8 salaries
    $92,962
    $79K$102K
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    $79,063/yr
    Range: $73K - $89K
    6 salaries
    $79,063
    $73K$89K
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    $65,260/yr
    Range: $61K - $72K
    5 salaries
    $65,260
    $61K$72K
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    $74,875/yr
    Range: $68K - $78K
    4 salaries
    $74,875
    $68K$78K
    Life Technologies
    $98,919/yr
    Range: $86K - $120K
    4 salaries
    $98,919
    $86K$120K
    Genoptix
    $65,250/yr
    Range: $60K - $72K
    4 salaries
    $65,250
    $60K$72K
    ScienCell Research Laboratories
    $59,082/yr
    Range: $40K - $76K
    4 salaries
    $59,082
    $40K$76K
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    $89,301/yr
    Range: $64K - $121K
    3 salaries
    $89,301
    $64K$121K
    Life Technologies
    $125,215/yr
    Range: $93K - $168K
    3 salaries
    $125,215
    $93K$168K
    Isis Pharmaceuticals
    $96,934/yr
    Range: $83K - $120K
    3 salaries
    $96,934
    $83K$120K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $119,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $119,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $8k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
    $82,500
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $82,500 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
    $84,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $84,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $3k cash bonus
    $2k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $50,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $50,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Nonprofit Organization
    $100,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $100,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $25k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
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