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Principal Scientist Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

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2,771 SalariesUpdated Apr 23, 2018
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Average Base Pay
$155,442/yr
21% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$114K
Low
$155K
Average
$207K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$12,052
Range$2,707 - $30,419
How much does a Principal Scientist make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Scientist is $155,442 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,771 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Scientist employees in San Francisco, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Pfizer
    $131,203/yr
    Range: $118K - $164K
    5 salaries
    $131,203
    $118K$164K
    Amgen
    $152,079/yr
    Range: $135K - $170K
    5 salaries
    $152,079
    $135K$170K
    Genentech
    $191,236/yr
    Range: $180K - $205K
    4 salaries
    $191,236
    $180K$205K
    Adobe
    $229,141/yr
    Range: $215K - $240K
    3 salaries
    $229,141
    $215K$240K
    Medtronic
    $134,876/yr
    Range: $123K - $149K
    2 salaries
    About
    $123K - $149K
    $123K$149K
    Boston Scientific
    $131,218/yr
    Range: $123K - $140K
    2 salaries
    About
    $123K - $140K
    $123K$140K
    Roche
    $143,319/yr
    Range: $111K - $178K
    2 salaries
    About
    $111K - $178K
    $111K$178K

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    Eurofins Scientific
    $90,461/yr
    Range: $86K - $96K
    2 salaries
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    $86K - $96K
    $86K$96K
    FICO
    $142,983/yr
    Range: $121K - $165K
    2 salaries
    About
    $121K - $165K
    $121K$165K
    Monogram Biosciences
    $119,696/yr
    Range: $112K - $128K
    2 salaries
    About
    $112K - $128K
    $112K$128K
    Optovue
    $173,678/yr
    Range: $153K - $197K
    2 salaries
    About
    $153K - $197K
    $153K$197K
    PayPal
    $131,524/yr
    Range: $126K - $136K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $126K - $136K
    $126K$136K
    UC San Francisco
    $83,939/yr
    Range: $81K - $87K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $81K - $87K
    $81K$87K
    Novartis Pharmaceuticals
    $117,017/yr
    Range: $111K - $121K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $111K - $121K
    $111K$121K
    AbbVie
    $174,488/yr
    Range: $167K - $183K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $167K - $183K
    $167K$183K
    Novartis
    $105,210/yr
    Range: $100K - $110K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $100K - $110K
    $100K$110K
    MedImmune
    $175,245/yr
    Range: $169K - $184K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $169K - $184K
    $169K$184K
    SRI International
    $121,801/yr
    Range: $116K - $127K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $116K - $127K
    $116K$127K
    Saama Technologies
    $203,218/yr
    Range: $197K - $211K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $197K - $211K
    $197K$211K
    Celgene
    $139,341/yr
    Range: $133K - $144K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $133K - $144K
    $133K$144K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $175,000
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $175,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $25k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $135,000
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $135,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
    $102,000
    per year
    A Principal Scientist I reported making $102,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $7k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $90,000
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $90,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $3k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $115,000
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $115,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $8k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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