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Research Scientist Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

2,711 Salaries

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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Salaries in San Francisco, CA

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Research Scientist

Facebook

$155,597/yr

Range: $140K - $218K

391 salaries

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$155,597/yr
$140K$218K

Research Scientist

Gilead Sciences

$128,820/yr

Range: $81K - $162K

42 salaries

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$128,820/yr
$81K$162K

Research Scientist

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

$131,326/yr

Range: $85K - $173K

24 salaries

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$131,326/yr
$85K$173K

Research Scientist

SRI International

$87,679/yr

Range: $71K - $155K

24 salaries

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$87,679/yr
$71K$155K

Research Scientist

Lawrence Berkeley Lab

$119,762/yr

Range: $85K - $140K

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$119,762/yr
$85K$140K

Research Scientist

Chevron

$129,781/yr

Range: $98K - $159K

19 salaries

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$129,781/yr
$98K$159K

Research Scientist

University of California Berkeley

$84,699/yr

Range: $54K - $116K

17 salaries

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$84,699/yr
$54K$116K

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Research Scientist

Exelixis

$103,030/yr

Range: $92K - $118K

14 salaries

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$103,030/yr
$92K$118K

Research Scientist

EQECAT

$107,728/yr

Range: $94K - $116K

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$107,728/yr
$94K$116K

Research Scientist

Uber

$153,996/yr

Range: $127K - $170K

10 salaries

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$153,996/yr
$127K$170K

Research Scientist

Lyft

$170,000/yr

Range: $155K - $225K

10 salaries

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$170,000/yr
$155K$225K

Research Scientist

Gladstone Institutes

$63,923/yr

Range: $62K - $69K

10 salaries

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$63,923/yr
$62K$69K

Research Scientist

Fitbit

$129,307/yr

Range: $111K - $152K

9 salaries

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$129,307/yr
$111K$152K

Research Scientist

Ricoh Innovations

$132,967/yr

Range: $123K - $153K

9 salaries

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$132,967/yr
$123K$153K

Research Scientist

Adobe

$139,776/yr

Range: $130K - $175K

8 salaries

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$139,776/yr
$130K$175K

Research Scientist

Adchemy

$99,353/yr

Range: $89K - $99K

7 salaries

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$99,353/yr
$89K$99K

Research Scientist

Intel Corporation

$147,673/yr

Range: $61K - $176K

7 salaries

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$147,673/yr
$61K$176K

Research Scientist

Impax Laboratories

$108,584/yr

Range: $101K - $127K

7 salaries

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$108,584/yr
$101K$127K

Research Scientist

Cadence Design Systems

$145,539/yr

Range: $140K - $180K

6 salaries

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$145,539/yr
$140K$180K

Research Scientist

Envia Systems

$88,924/yr

Range: $83K - $105K

6 salaries

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$88,924/yr
$83K$105K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$95,000
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A Scientist reported making $95,000 per year
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51 to 200 employees
 
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$120,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $120,000 per year
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Full-time
201 to 500 employees
 
Company - Private
$184,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $184,000 per year
Additional Pay
$28k cash bonus
$80k stock bonus
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $120,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$120,120
per year
A Scientist reported making $120,120 per year
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5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$132,132
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $132,132 per year
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5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$140,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $140,000 per year
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8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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