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Research Scientist Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$121,620/yr
22% above national average
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$89K
Low
$122K
Average
$163K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,934
Range$2,265 - $24,767
How much does a Research Scientist make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Research Scientist is $121,620 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,101 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research 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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    Facebook
    $137,963/yr
    Range: $120K - $184K
    62 salaries
    $137,963/yr
    $120K$184K
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
    $126,979/yr
    Range: $81K - $164K
    20 salaries
    $126,979/yr
    $81K$164K
    Chevron
    $121,377/yr
    Range: $92K - $151K
    19 salaries
    $121,377/yr
    $92K$151K
    Lawrence Berkeley Lab
    $113,713/yr
    Range: $80K - $150K
    19 salaries
    $113,713/yr
    $80K$150K
    Gilead Sciences
    $118,006/yr
    Range: $72K - $130K
    16 salaries
    $118,006/yr
    $72K$130K
    University of California Berkeley
    $78,000/yr
    Range: $50K - $109K
    15 salaries
    $78,000/yr
    $50K$109K
    SRI International
    $105,289/yr
    Range: $77K - $146K
    12 salaries
    $105,289/yr
    $77K$146K

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    The Gladstone Institutes
    $60,272/yr
    Range: $58K - $66K
    10 salaries
    $60,272/yr
    $58K$66K
    Exelixis
    $97,059/yr
    Range: $86K - $110K
    10 salaries
    $97,059/yr
    $86K$110K
    EQECAT
    $103,341/yr
    Range: $91K - $110K
    10 salaries
    $103,341/yr
    $91K$110K
    Fitbit
    $120,000/yr
    Range: $105K - $145K
    9 salaries
    $120,000/yr
    $105K$145K
    Ricoh Innovations
    $124,958/yr
    Range: $115K - $145K
    9 salaries
    $124,958/yr
    $115K$145K
    Intel Corporation
    $140,933/yr
    Range: $60K - $171K
    7 salaries
    $140,933/yr
    $60K$171K
    Adobe
    $133,660/yr
    Range: $124K - $170K
    7 salaries
    $133,660/yr
    $124K$170K
    Impax Laboratories
    $103,184/yr
    Range: $93K - $120K
    7 salaries
    $103,184/yr
    $93K$120K
    Adchemy
    $94,412/yr
    Range: $84K - $129K
    7 salaries
    $94,412/yr
    $84K$129K
    Aspera
    $114,134/yr
    Range: $88K - $125K
    6 salaries
    $114,134/yr
    $88K$125K
    Envia Systems
    $84,116/yr
    Range: $77K - $100K
    6 salaries
    $84,116/yr
    $77K$100K
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
    $10,700/mo
    Range: $8K - $13K
    5 salaries
    $10,700/mo
    $8K$13K
    Theravance
    $123,952/yr
    Range: $120K - $133K
    5 salaries
    $123,952/yr
    $120K$133K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $107,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $107,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    Full-time
    10000+ employees
     
    Company - Public
    $120,000
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $120,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $110,000
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $110,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $160,000
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $25k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $10,700
    monthly
    A Research Scientist reported making $10,700 per month
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Government
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