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Senior Research Scientist Salaries in San Diego, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$110,280/yr
6% above national average
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$80K
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$110K
Average
$154K
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,982
Range$2,090 - $22,409
How much does a Senior Research Scientist make in San Diego, CA?

The average salary for a Senior Research Scientist is $110,280 in San Diego, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 1,062 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Research Scientist employees in San Diego, CA.

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    Eli Lilly and Company
    $124,836/yr
    Range: $113K - $127K
    5 salaries
    $124,836/yr
    $113K$127K
    International Stem Cell
    $100,530/yr
    Range: $80K - $102K
    5 salaries
    $100,530/yr
    $80K$102K
    Pfizer
    $98,421/yr
    Range: $75K - $107K
    4 salaries
    $98,421/yr
    $75K$107K
    Illumina
    $77,781/yr
    Range: $70K - $85K
    2 salaries
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    $70K - $85K
    $70K$85K
    Halozyme
    $98,466/yr
    Range: $95K - $102K
    2 salaries
    About
    $95K - $102K
    $95K$102K
    Genelux Corp
    $73,893/yr
    Range: $70K - $77K
    2 salaries
    About
    $70K - $77K
    $70K$77K
    Thomson Reuters
    $89,760/yr
    Range: $86K - $94K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $86K - $94K
    $86K$94K

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    Leidos
    $152,853/yr
    Range: $147K - $158K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $147K - $158K
    $147K$158K
    Johnson & Johnson
    $124,421/yr
    Range: $120K - $128K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $120K - $128K
    $120K$128K
    UC San Diego
    $127,957/yr
    Range: $122K - $133K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $122K - $133K
    $122K$133K
    Takeda Pharmaceuticals
    $120,682/yr
    Range: $117K - $125K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $117K - $125K
    $117K$125K
    The Scripps Research Institute
    $111,211/yr
    Range: $107K - $116K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $107K - $116K
    $107K$116K
    American Income Life
    $123,860/yr
    Range: $119K - $128K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $119K - $128K
    $119K$128K
    Vertex Pharmaceuticals
    $140,927/yr
    Range: $134K - $147K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $134K - $147K
    $134K$147K
    Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation
    $173,971/yr
    Range: $168K - $182K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $168K - $182K
    $168K$182K
    Quidel
    $102,358/yr
    Range: $98K - $106K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $98K - $106K
    $98K$106K
    Ionis Pharmaceuticals
    $99,442/yr
    Range: $95K - $103K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $95K - $103K
    $95K$103K
    Nitto Denko Technical Corporation
    $85,440/yr
    Range: $82K - $89K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $82K - $89K
    $82K$89K
    Ambrx
    $113,219/yr
    Range: $110K - $119K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $110K - $119K
    $110K$119K
    Active Motif
    $77,432/yr
    Range: $74K - $81K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $74K - $81K
    $74K$81K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $120,000
    per year
    A Senior Scientist reported making $120,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $116,000
    per year
    A Senior Scientist reported making $116,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $13k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    Full-time
    10000+ employees
     
    Company - Public
    $145,000
    per year
    A Senior Research Scientist reported making $145,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Public
    $80,771
    per year
    A Senior Scientist reported making $80,771 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $91,790
    per year
    A Senior Scientist reported making $91,790 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
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