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Senior Scientist Salaries in San Diego, CA Area

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1,353 SalariesUpdated May 21, 2018
Average Base Pay
$109,668/yr
6% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$80K
Low
$110K
Average
$149K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,950
Range$2,083 - $22,319
How much does a Senior Scientist make in San Diego, CA?

The average salary for a Senior Scientist is $109,668 in San Diego, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 1,353 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior 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
    $108,942/yr
    Range: $93K - $124K
    25 salaries
    $108,942
    $93K$124K
    FICO
    $130,638/yr
    Range: $70K - $170K
    5 salaries
    $130,638
    $70K$170K
    Cymer
    $120,800/yr
    Range: $110K - $148K
    5 salaries
    $120,800
    $110K$148K
    Isis Pharmaceuticals
    $100,036/yr
    Range: $83K - $120K
    5 salaries
    $100,036
    $83K$120K
    Johnson & Johnson
    $125,510/yr
    Range: $116K - $132K
    4 salaries
    $125,510
    $116K$132K
    Illumina
    $121,000/yr
    Range: $120K - $122K
    4 salaries
    $121,000
    $120K$122K
    Life Technologies
    $115,643/yr
    Range: $87K - $168K
    4 salaries
    $115,643
    $87K$168K

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    Opera Solutions
    $128,000/yr
    Range: $127K - $130K
    3 salaries
    $128,000
    $127K$130K
    Genoptix
    $89,667/yr
    Range: $87K - $95K
    3 salaries
    $89,667
    $87K$95K
    Sequenom
    $114,970/yr
    Range: $110K - $118K
    3 salaries
    $114,970
    $110K$118K
    Arena Pharmaceuticals
    $125,325/yr
    Range: $115K - $133K
    3 salaries
    $125,325
    $115K$133K
    ChemBridge Corp.
    $105,191/yr
    Range: $103K - $109K
    3 salaries
    $105,191
    $103K$109K
    L3 Technologies
    $144,058/yr
    Range: $107K - $183K
    2 salaries
    About
    $107K - $183K
    $107K$183K
    SAIC
    $149,175/yr
    Range: $141K - $155K
    2 salaries
    About
    $141K - $155K
    $141K$155K
    Abbott Labs
    $103,849/yr
    Range: $94K - $114K
    2 salaries
    About
    $94K - $114K
    $94K$114K
    BD
    $89,834/yr
    Range: $85K - $95K
    2 salaries
    About
    $85K - $95K
    $85K$95K
    Experian
    $127,154/yr
    Range: $121K - $132K
    2 salaries
    About
    $121K - $132K
    $121K$132K
    Biogen
    $132,373/yr
    Range: $106K - $160K
    2 salaries
    About
    $106K - $160K
    $106K$160K
    Shire
    $103,214/yr
    Range: $99K - $108K
    2 salaries
    About
    $99K - $108K
    $99K$108K
    General Atomics
    $123,440/yr
    Range: $111K - $136K
    2 salaries
    About
    $111K - $136K
    $111K$136K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $80,000
    per year
    A Senior Research Scientist reported making $80,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
    $122,000
    per year
    A Senior Scientist reported making $122,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    $50k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $122,000
    per year
    A Senior Scientist reported making $122,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    $30k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $70,000
    per year
    A Senior Scientist reported making $70,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $78,000
    per year
    A Senior Scientist reported making $78,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
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