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Senior Scientist Salaries in San Diego, CA Area

1,295 SalariesUpdated Jul 9, 2020

Average Base Pay
$99,190 / yr
5% above national average
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,288
Range$1,936 - $20,541

How much does a Senior Scientist make in San Diego, CA?

The average salary for a Senior Scientist is $99,190 in San Diego, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 1,295 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Scientist employees in San Diego, CA.

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Senior Scientist

Pfizer

$104,502/yr

Range: $101K - $113K

4 salaries

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$104,502/yr
$101K$113K

Senior Scientist

BD

$97,127/yr

Range: $94K - $101K

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$94K$101K

Senior Scientist

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

$123,438/yr

Range: $119K - $129K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$119K - $129K
$119K$129K

Senior Scientist

Shire

$112,017/yr

Range: $107K - $117K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$107K - $117K
$107K$117K

Senior Scientist

ICB International

$84,804/yr

Range: $82K - $88K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$82K - $88K
$82K$88K

Assistant Project Scientist

UC San Diego

$61,468/yr

Range: $56K - $83K

195 salaries

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$61,468/yr
$56K$83K

Staff Scientist

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

$61,742/yr

Range: $55K - $82K

36 salaries

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$61,742/yr
$55K$82K

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Staff Scientist

The Scripps Research Institute

$71,989/yr

Range: $61K - $96K

35 salaries

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$71,989/yr
$61K$96K

Assistant Research Scientist

UC San Diego

$93,706/yr

Range: $54K - $108K

16 salaries

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$93,706/yr
$54K$108K

Research Scientist

La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology

$68,043/yr

Range: $62K - $82K

12 salaries

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$68,043/yr
$62K$82K

Senior Staff Scientist

The Scripps Research Institute

$86,518/yr

Range: $76K - $103K

9 salaries

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$86,518/yr
$76K$103K

Scientist

Pfizer

$86,945/yr

Range: $82K - $100K

7 salaries

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$86,945/yr
$82K$100K

Staff Scientist

Salk Institute

$67,960/yr

Range: $62K - $69K

6 salaries

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$67,960/yr
$62K$69K

Scientist

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

$73,700/yr

Range: $54K - $84K

4 salaries

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$73,700/yr
$54K$84K

Research Scientist

The Scripps Research Institute

$81,146/yr

Range: $75K - $86K

3 salaries

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$81,146/yr
$75K$86K

Research Scientist

Sequoia Foundation

$89,620/yr

Range: $90K - $90K

3 salaries

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$89,620/yr
$90K$90K

Senior Associate Scientist

Pfizer

$72,833/yr

Range: $73K - $82K

3 salaries

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$72,833/yr
$73K$82K

Staff Scientist

J Craig Venter Institute

$82,929/yr

Range: $82K - $92K

3 salaries

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$82,929/yr
$82K$92K

Associate Research Scientist

UC San Diego

$101,484/yr

Range: $100K - $110K

3 salaries

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$101,484/yr
$100K$110K

Project Scientist

UC San Diego

$68,124/yr

Range: $65K - $100K

3 salaries

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$68,124/yr
$65K$100K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$107,000
per year
A Sr. Scientist reported making $107,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,600
per year
A Senior Scientist II reported making $100,600 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
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10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$110,000
per year
A Senior Scientist II reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$85,000
per year
A Senior Scientist I reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$103,564
per year
A Senior Scientist reported making $103,564 per year
Additional Pay
$6k cash bonus
$36k stock bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$72,790
per year
A Senior Associate Scientist reported making $72,790 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
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5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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