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Scientist Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$98,470/yr
28% above national average
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$70K
Low
$98K
Average
$136K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,648
Range$2,009 - $21,238
How much does a Scientist make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Scientist is $98,470 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,711 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by 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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Adobe
$122,111/yr
Range: $101K - $145K
8 salaries
$122,111/yr
$101K$145K
Genentech
$141,848/yr
Range: $132 - $178K
7 salaries
$141,848/yr
$132$178K
Amgen
$124,929/yr
Range: $110K - $143K
7 salaries
$124,929/yr
$110K$143K
Archimedes
$115,705/yr
Range: $93K - $121K
6 salaries
$115,705/yr
$93K$121K
Nektar Therapeutics
$124,157/yr
Range: $102K - $156K
3 salaries
$124,157/yr
$102K$156K
Philips Lighting
$128,131/yr
Range: $115K - $140K
2 salaries
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$115K - $140K
$115K$140K
Atomwise
$134,068/yr
Range: $127K - $142K
2 salaries
About
$127K - $142K
$127K$142K

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Celgene
$70/hr
Range: $67 - $73
2 salaries
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$67 - $73
hourly
$67$73
Bristol-Myers Squibb
$102,540/yr
Range: $85K - $120K
2 salaries
About
$85K - $120K
$85K$120K
Thermo Fisher Scientific
$28/hr
Range: $27 - $29
2 salaries
About
$27 - $29
hourly
$27$29
LS9
$100,562/yr
Range: $93K - $109K
2 salaries
About
$93K - $109K
$93K$109K
Arcadis
$83,167/yr
Range: $68K - $98K
2 salaries
About
$68K - $98K
$68K$98K
10x Genomics
$123,488/yr
Range: $101K - $147K
2 salaries
About
$101K - $147K
$101K$147K
Circuit Therapeutics
$107,096/yr
Range: $103K - $112K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
$103K - $112K
$103K$112K
PPD
$73,358/yr
Range: $70K - $76K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
$70K - $76K
$70K$76K
LakePharma
$79,928/yr
Range: $78K - $84K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
$78K - $84K
$78K$84K
Pfizer
$95,871/yr
Range: $92K - $100K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
$92K - $100K
$92K$100K
Thermo Fisher Scientific
$62,450/yr
Range: $60K - $65K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
$60K - $65K
$60K$65K
Evidera
$109,538/yr
Range: $106K - $115K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
$106K - $115K
$106K$115K
Facebook
$8,019/mo
Range: $8K - $8K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
$8K - $8K
$8K$8K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$37
hourly
A Process Scientist reported making $37 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$9,265
monthly
A Research Scientist reported making $9,265 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Government
$103,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $103,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$144,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $144,000 per year
Additional Pay
$14k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$82,500
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $82,500 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
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