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Scientist Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

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2,771 SalariesUpdated May 23, 2018
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Average Base Pay
$102,667/yr
23% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$74K
Low
$103K
Average
$139K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,884
Range$2,056 - $21,882
How much does a Scientist make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Scientist is $102,667 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,771 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Scientist employees in San Francisco, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Adobe
    $118,129/yr
    Range: $98K - $137K
    8 salaries
    $118,129
    $98K$137K
    Archimedes
    $105,520/yr
    Range: $86K - $116K
    6 salaries
    $105,520
    $86K$116K
    Genentech
    $125,501/yr
    Range: $104K - $167K
    4 salaries
    $125,501
    $104K$167K
    Amgen
    $116,000/yr
    Range: $112K - $118K
    3 salaries
    $116,000
    $112K$118K
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    $26/hr
    Range: $25 - $27
    2 salaries
    About
    $25 - $27
    hourly
    $25$27
    Arcadis
    $77,910/yr
    Range: $63K - $91K
    2 salaries
    About
    $63K - $91K
    $63K$91K
    Philips Lighting
    $121,182/yr
    Range: $108K - $133K
    2 salaries
    About
    $108K - $133K
    $108K$133K

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    Nektar Therapeutics
    $132,451/yr
    Range: $111K - $154K
    2 salaries
    About
    $111K - $154K
    $111K$154K
    LS9
    $96,186/yr
    Range: $90K - $102K
    2 salaries
    About
    $90K - $102K
    $90K$102K
    GE
    $105,987/yr
    Range: $101K - $110K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $101K - $110K
    $101K$110K
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    $60,477/yr
    Range: $58K - $63K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $58K - $63K
    $58K$63K
    Merck
    $84,552/yr
    Range: $82K - $88K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $82K - $88K
    $82K$88K
    Merck
    $50/hr
    Range: $48 - $52
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $48 - $52
    hourly
    $48$52
    UC San Francisco
    $80,120/yr
    Range: $76K - $83K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $76K - $83K
    $76K$83K
    Bristol-Myers Squibb
    $109,447/yr
    Range: $106K - $114K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $106K - $114K
    $106K$114K
    URS Corporation
    $34/hr
    Range: $32 - $35
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $32 - $35
    hourly
    $32$35
    Lawrence Berkeley Lab
    $110,714/yr
    Range: $106K - $115K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $106K - $115K
    $106K$115K
    Eurofins Scientific
    $85,067/yr
    Range: $81K - $88K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $81K - $88K
    $81K$88K
    Exponent
    $115,214/yr
    Range: $110K - $119K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $110K - $119K
    $110K$119K
    NCIRE
    $40,488/yr
    Range: $39K - $43K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $39K - $43K
    $39K$43K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $120,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $120,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $175,000
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $175,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
    $107,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $107,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Public
    $117,000
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $117,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $17k cash bonus
    $30k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    Full-time
    5001 to 10000 employees
     
    Company - Public
    $102,000
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $102,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $13k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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