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Principal Scientist Salaries in San Francisco, CA

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2,771 SalariesUpdated Feb 8, 2018
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
    $135,707/yr
    Range: $123K - $148K
    2 salaries
    About
    $123K - $148K
    $123K$148K
    Boston Scientific
    $131,120/yr
    Range: $125K - $139K
    2 salaries
    About
    $125K - $139K
    $125K$139K
    FICO
    $142,866/yr
    Range: $122K - $167K
    2 salaries
    About
    $122K - $167K
    $122K$167K

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    Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
    $91,398/yr
    Range: $87K - $95K
    2 salaries
    About
    $87K - $95K
    $87K$95K
    Monogram Biosciences
    $120,340/yr
    Range: $112K - $130K
    2 salaries
    About
    $112K - $130K
    $112K$130K
    Optovue
    $173,788/yr
    Range: $153K - $194K
    2 salaries
    About
    $153K - $194K
    $153K$194K
    PayPal
    $130,897/yr
    Range: $127K - $136K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $127K - $136K
    $127K$136K
    UC San Francisco
    $84,302/yr
    Range: $81K - $88K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $81K - $88K
    $81K$88K
    Novartis Pharmaceuticals
    $116,699/yr
    Range: $113K - $121K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $113K - $121K
    $113K$121K
    Roche
    $169,044/yr
    Range: $161K - $175K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $161K - $175K
    $161K$175K
    Novartis
    $105,981/yr
    Range: $101K - $110K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $101K - $110K
    $101K$110K
    MedImmune
    $177,270/yr
    Range: $168K - $182K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $168K - $182K
    $168K$182K
    SRI International
    $122,241/yr
    Range: $116K - $127K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $116K - $127K
    $116K$127K
    Saama Technologies
    $203,677/yr
    Range: $194K - $209K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $194K - $209K
    $194K$209K
    Celgene
    $139,099/yr
    Range: $134K - $145K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $134K - $145K
    $134K$145K
    Proteus Digital Health
    $193,375/yr
    Range: $186K - $203K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $186K - $203K
    $186K$203K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $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
     
    1001 to 5000 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
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $128,000
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $128,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $160,000
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $5k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $114,678
    per year
    A Principal Scientist I reported making $114,678 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
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