Research Scientist Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

2,711 SalariesUpdated Sep 16, 2020

Average Base Pay
$98,470 / yr
28% above national average
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,648
Range$2,009 - $21,238

How much does a Research Scientist make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Research Scientist is $98,470 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,711 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees in San Francisco, CA.

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Research Scientist

Facebook

$158,032/yr

Range: $142K - $223K

378 salaries

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$158,032/yr
$142K$223K

Research Scientist

SRI International

$89,348/yr

Range: $72K - $157K

23 salaries

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$89,348/yr
$72K$157K

Research Scientist

Ricoh Innovations

$135,048/yr

Range: $125K - $155K

9 salaries

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$135,048/yr
$125K$155K

Research Scientist

Willow Garage

$143,191/yr

Range: $113K - $155K

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$143,191/yr
$113K$155K

Research Scientist

Omneuron

$85,169/yr

Range: $85K - $97K

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$85,169/yr
$85K$97K

Research Scientist

Clean Cell International

$91,911/yr

Range: $92K - $95K

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$91,911/yr
$92K$95K

Research Scientist

Stanford University

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$45K - $143K

2 salaries

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$45K - $143K
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Research Scientist

ByteDance

About
$172K - $205K

2 salaries

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$172K - $205K
$172K$205K

Research Scientist

Applied StemCell

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$53K - $74K

2 salaries

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$53K - $74K
$53K$74K

Research Scientist

Pearson

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$138K - $149K

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$138K - $149K
$138K$149K

Research Scientist - Monthly

TE Connectivity

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$10K - $10K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$10K - $10K
$10K$10K

Research Scientist - Hourly

SRI International

About
$49 - $53hourly

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$49 - $53hourly
$49$53

Research Scientist - Hourly

SRI International

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$52 - $57hourly

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$52 - $57hourly
$52$57

Research Scientist

Nanosyn

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$105K - $112K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$105K - $112K
$105K$112K

Research Scientist

Clear Labs

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$83K - $90K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$83K - $90K
$83K$90K

Research Scientist

Akoya Biosciences

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$114K - $125K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$114K - $125K
$114K$125K

Research Scientist

Talis Biomedical

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$129K - $140K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$129K - $140K
$129K$140K

Data Scientist

Facebook

$152,855/yr

Range: $109K - $219K

395 salaries

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$152,855/yr
$109K$219K

Staff Scientist - Monthly

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

$10,999/mo

Range: $10K - $13K

27 salaries

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$10,999/mo
$10K$13K

Data Scientist - Monthly Intern

Facebook

$8,126/mo

Range: $7K - $9K

17 salaries

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$8,126/mo
$7K$9K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$112,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $112,000 per year
Additional Pay
$22k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
Full-time
5001 to 10000 employees
 
Company - Public
$40
hourly
A Research Scientist reported making $40 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Contract
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$115,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $115,000 per year
Additional Pay
$9k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$138,203
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $138,203 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$220,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $220,000 per year
Additional Pay
$40k cash bonus
$240k stock bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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