Scientist Salaries in San Francisco, CA

868 SalariesUpdated May 11, 2021

Average Base Pay
$112,676 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$14,146
Range$3,554 - $56,308

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

The average salary for a Scientist is $112,676 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 868 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Scientist employees in San Francisco, CA.

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Research Scientist$140K

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Scientist

Genentech

$159,022/yr

Range: $67K - $208K

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$159,022/yr
$67K$208K

Scientist

Nektar Therapeutics

$126,912/yr

Range: $78K - $190K

18 salaries

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$126,912/yr
$78K$190K

Scientist

Archimedes

$119,995/yr

Range: $90K - $158K

8 salaries

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$119,995/yr
$90K$158K

Scientist

Bristol Myers Squibb

$118,756/yr

Range: $92K - $127K

5 salaries

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$118,756/yr
$92K$127K

Scientist - Hourly Contractor

Thermo Fisher Scientific

$29/hr

Range: $27 - $29

3 salaries

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$29/hr
$27$29

Scientist

JUST

$123,894/yr

Range: $111K - $126K

3 salaries

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$123,894/yr
$111K$126K

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23andMe

$153,000/yr

Range: $144K - $157K

3 salaries

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$153,000/yr
$144K$157K

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$30 - $37hourly
$30$37

Scientist

Xceleris

About
$130K - $181K

2 salaries

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$130K - $181K
$130K$181K

Scientist

UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals

About
$37K - $60K

2 salaries

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$37K - $60K
$37K$60K

Scientist

Bolt Threads

About
$90K - $121K

2 salaries

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$90K - $121K
$90K$121K

Scientist

Eat Just

About
$106K - $126K

2 salaries

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$106K - $126K
$106K$126K

Scientist

10x Genomics

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$104K - $153K

2 salaries

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$104K - $153K
$104K$153K

Scientist

LS9

About
$96K - $111K

2 salaries

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$96K - $111K
$96K$111K

Scientist

Philips Lighting

About
$119K - $145K

2 salaries

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$119K - $145K
$119K$145K

Scientist - Hourly

Eurofins Scientific

About
$29 - $46hourly

2 salaries

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$29 - $46hourly
$29$46

Scientist

Atomwise

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$131K - $145K

2 salaries

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$131K - $145K
$131K$145K

Scientist

Strateos

About
$89K - $96K

2 salaries

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$89K - $96K
$89K$96K

Scientist

PPD

About
$54K - $75K

2 salaries

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$54K - $75K
$54K$75K

Scientist

Powerset

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$107K - $115K

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$107K - $115K
$107K$115K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$120,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$82,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $82,000 per year
Additional Pay
$7k cash bonus
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$130,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $130,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$137,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $137,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$135,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $135,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$76,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $76,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$150,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$135,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $135,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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