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Research Scientist Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

2,711 SalariesUpdated Dec 2, 2020

Average Base Pay
$98,470 / yr
28% above national average
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,648
Range$2,009 - $21,238

How much does a Research Scientist make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Research Scientist is $98,470 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,711 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees in San Francisco, CA.

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Research Scientist

Uber

$156,457/yr

Range: $129K - $173K

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$156,457/yr
$129K$173K

Research Scientist

Lyft

$173,292/yr

Range: $158K - $229K

10 salaries

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$173,292/yr
$158K$229K

Research Scientist

Gladstone Institutes

$64,945/yr

Range: $63K - $70K

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$64,945/yr
$63K$70K

Research Scientist

Fitbit

$131,373/yr

Range: $113K - $154K

9 salaries

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$131,373/yr
$113K$154K

Research Scientist

Adobe

$142,010/yr

Range: $132K - $177K

8 salaries

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$142,010/yr
$132K$177K

Research Scientist

UC San Francisco

$54,739/yr

Range: $44K - $106K

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$54,739/yr
$44K$106K

Research Scientist

Intel Corporation

$134,571/yr

Range: $62K - $179K

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$134,571/yr
$62K$179K

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Research Scientist

PayPal

$131,066/yr

Range: $117K - $143K

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$131,066/yr
$117K$143K

Research Scientist

Gilead Sciences

$125,762/yr

Range: $82K - $173K

4 salaries

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$125,762/yr
$82K$173K

Research Scientist

YP

$132,762/yr

Range: $132K - $138K

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$132,762/yr
$132K$138K

Research Scientist

NCIRE

$100,222/yr

Range: $100K - $112K

3 salaries

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$100,222/yr
$100K$112K

Research Scientist

FibroGen

$114,920/yr

Range: $114K - $126K

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$114,920/yr
$114K$126K
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$161K - $318K
$161K$318K
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$138K - $172K
$138K$172K

Research Scientist

Genentech

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$64K - $138K

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$64K - $138K
$64K$138K
About
$78K - $115K
$78K$115K
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$81K - $116K
$81K$116K

Research Scientist

Cadence Design Systems

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$141K - $159K

2 salaries

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$141K - $159K
$141K$159K

Research Scientist

Lawrence Berkeley Lab

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$120K - $132K

2 salaries

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$120K - $132K
$120K$132K

Research Scientist

California Academy of Sciences

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$48K - $64K

2 salaries

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$48K - $64K
$48K$64K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$56
hourly
A Scientist reported making $56 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Contract
$132,800
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $132,800 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
$11k stock bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$164,390
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $164,390 per year
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10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$90,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $90,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$122,039
per year
A Scientist reported making $122,039 per year
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3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$36
hourly
A Process Scientist reported making $36 per hour
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Contract
10000+ employees
 
Company - Private
$118,000
per year
A Clinical Genomics Scientist reported making $118,000 per year
Additional Pay
$150 stock bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
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