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Scientist Salaries in San Diego, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$88,727/yr
6% above national average
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$63K
Low
$89K
Average
$125K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$7,696
Range$1,820 - $19,049
How much does a Scientist make in San Diego, CA?

The average salary for a Scientist is $88,727 in San Diego, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 1,062 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Scientist employees in San Diego, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Pfizer
    $82,949/yr
    Range: $81K - $99K
    5 salaries
    $82,949/yr
    $81K$99K
    Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
    $72,969/yr
    Range: $53K - $83K
    4 salaries
    $72,969/yr
    $53K$83K
    Synthetic Genomics
    $100,641/yr
    Range: $92K - $109K
    2 salaries
    About
    $92K - $109K
    $92K$109K
    Johnson & Johnson
    $118,711/yr
    Range: $113K - $124K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $113K - $124K
    $113K$124K
    Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
    $32/hr
    Range: $31 - $33
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $31 - $33
    hourly
    $31$33
    Celgene
    $51/hr
    Range: $49 - $53
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $49 - $53
    hourly
    $49$53
    Janssen
    $75,718/yr
    Range: $72K - $78K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $72K - $78K
    $72K$78K

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    Salk Institute
    $56,027/yr
    Range: $54K - $58K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $54K - $58K
    $54K$58K
    J Craig Venter Institute
    $51,216/yr
    Range: $49K - $53K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $49K - $53K
    $49K$53K
    Ambrx
    $89,475/yr
    Range: $86K - $92K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $86K - $92K
    $86K$92K
    aTyr Pharma
    $93,842/yr
    Range: $91K - $97K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $91K - $97K
    $91K$97K
    Ocean Associates
    $43/hr
    Range: $41 - $45
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $41 - $45
    hourly
    $41$45
    UC San Diego
    $61,011/yr
    Range: $55K - $82K
    165 salaries
    $61,011/yr
    $55K$82K
    Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
    $63,181/yr
    Range: $54K - $81K
    35 salaries
    $63,181/yr
    $54K$81K
    The Scripps Research Institute
    $70,283/yr
    Range: $62K - $88K
    30 salaries
    $70,283/yr
    $62K$88K
    UC San Diego
    $92,776/yr
    Range: $77K - $98K
    15 salaries
    $92,776/yr
    $77K$98K
    La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
    $67,636/yr
    Range: $36K - $85K
    12 salaries
    $67,636/yr
    $36K$85K
    The Scripps Research Institute
    $91,149/yr
    Range: $76K - $102K
    9 salaries
    $91,149/yr
    $76K$102K
    UC San Diego
    $87,582/yr
    Range: $62K - $108K
    7 salaries
    $87,582/yr
    $62K$108K
    UC San Diego
    $100,478/yr
    Range: $99K - $108K
    3 salaries
    $100,478/yr
    $99K$108K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $99,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $99,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $53,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $53,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $112,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $112,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Private
    $112,029
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $112,029 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    $5k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $45,830
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $45,830 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Part-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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