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Principal Scientist Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$157,120/yr
23% above national average
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$114K
Low
$157K
Average
$216K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$12,149
Range$2,726 - $30,695
How much does a Principal Scientist make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Scientist is $157,120 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,248 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Scientist employees in San Francisco, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Amgen
    $156,500/yr
    Range: $135K - $170K
    6 salaries
    $156,500/yr
    $135K$170K
    Pfizer
    $123,037/yr
    Range: $118K - $164K
    5 salaries
    $123,037/yr
    $118K$164K
    Genentech
    $190,000/yr
    Range: $180K - $205K
    5 salaries
    $190,000/yr
    $180K$205K
    Adobe
    $232,422/yr
    Range: $215K - $240K
    3 salaries
    $232,422/yr
    $215K$240K
    Roche
    $160,000/yr
    Range: $115K - $170K
    3 salaries
    $160,000/yr
    $115K$170K
    Medtronic
    $135,471/yr
    Range: $122K - $149K
    2 salaries
    About
    $122K - $149K
    $122K$149K
    Novartis
    $110,988/yr
    Range: $102K - $121K
    2 salaries
    About
    $102K - $121K
    $102K$121K

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    Boston Scientific
    $131,483/yr
    Range: $124K - $140K
    2 salaries
    About
    $124K - $140K
    $124K$140K
    Eurofins Scientific
    $90,900/yr
    Range: $87K - $96K
    2 salaries
    About
    $87K - $96K
    $87K$96K
    FICO
    $142,927/yr
    Range: $121K - $165K
    2 salaries
    About
    $121K - $165K
    $121K$165K
    Monogram Biosciences
    $120,137/yr
    Range: $112K - $130K
    2 salaries
    About
    $112K - $130K
    $112K$130K
    Optovue
    $173,113/yr
    Range: $153K - $195K
    2 salaries
    About
    $153K - $195K
    $153K$195K
    PayPal
    $131,612/yr
    Range: $127K - $138K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $127K - $138K
    $127K$138K
    UC San Francisco
    $84,000/yr
    Range: $81K - $87K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $81K - $87K
    $81K$87K
    AbbVie
    $175,000/yr
    Range: $167K - $181K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $167K - $181K
    $167K$181K
    MedImmune
    $176,166/yr
    Range: $168K - $185K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $168K - $185K
    $168K$185K
    SRI International
    $122,000/yr
    Range: $117K - $127K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $117K - $127K
    $117K$127K
    Saama Technologies
    $203,200/yr
    Range: $194K - $211K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $194K - $211K
    $194K$211K
    Celgene
    $140,000/yr
    Range: $133K - $147K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $133K - $147K
    $133K$147K
    Bracket
    $135,000/yr
    Range: $129K - $139K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $129K - $139K
    $129K$139K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $144,000
    per year
    A Principal Scientist II reported making $144,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $168,000
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $168,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $25k cash bonus
    $15k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $180,000
    per year
    A Principal Research Scientist reported making $180,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $30k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $190,000
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $190,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $55k cash bonus
    $35k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $105,000
    per year
    A Principal Research Scientist reported making $105,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $4k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
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