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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)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Pfizer
    $93,800/yr
    Range: $76K - $109K
    16 salaries
    $93,800/yr
    $76K$109K
    ID Analytics
    $121,993/yr
    Range: $106K - $130K
    16 salaries
    $121,993/yr
    $106K$130K
    Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation
    $79,655/yr
    Range: $75K - $99K
    12 salaries
    $79,655/yr
    $75K$99K
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    $64,605/yr
    Range: $49K - $128K
    9 salaries
    $64,605/yr
    $49K$128K
    SPAWAR
    $94,363/yr
    Range: $81K - $127K
    9 salaries
    $94,363/yr
    $81K$127K
    Illumina
    $92,632/yr
    Range: $47K - $102K
    9 salaries
    $92,632/yr
    $47K$102K
    BRAIN CORP
    $114,451/yr
    Range: $100K - $117K
    7 salaries
    $114,451/yr
    $100K$117K

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    Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
    $70,404/yr
    Range: $53K - $83K
    5 salaries
    $70,404/yr
    $53K$83K
    Genoptix
    $82,083/yr
    Range: $71K - $88K
    5 salaries
    $82,083/yr
    $71K$88K
    Senomyx
    $101,484/yr
    Range: $90K - $106K
    5 salaries
    $101,484/yr
    $90K$106K
    INOVA Diagnostics
    $49,694/yr
    Range: $48K - $61K
    4 salaries
    $49,694/yr
    $48K$61K
    Wildcat Discovery Technologies
    $106,803/yr
    Range: $102K - $108K
    4 salaries
    $106,803/yr
    $102K$108K
    PaxVax
    $92,973/yr
    Range: $88K - $94K
    4 salaries
    $92,973/yr
    $88K$94K
    Synthetic Genomics
    $96,400/yr
    Range: $87K - $105K
    4 salaries
    $96,400/yr
    $87K$105K
    Amylin Pharmaceuticals
    $108,441/yr
    Range: $98K - $123K
    4 salaries
    $108,441/yr
    $98K$123K
    Johnson & Johnson
    $99,302/yr
    Range: $90K - $119K
    4 salaries
    $99,302/yr
    $90K$119K
    Celgene
    $112,029/yr
    Range: $108K - $118K
    3 salaries
    $112,029/yr
    $108K$118K
    Ionis Pharmaceuticals
    $54,992/yr
    Range: $48K - $60K
    3 salaries
    $54,992/yr
    $48K$60K
    SSC-Pacific
    $101,054/yr
    Range: $84K - $106K
    3 salaries
    $101,054/yr
    $84K$106K
    Arena Pharmaceuticals
    $99,945/yr
    Range: $91K - $118K
    3 salaries
    $99,945/yr
    $91K$118K

    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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