Scientist Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

2,711 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$98,470 / yr
28% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution

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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Genentech

$142,054/yr

Range: $110K - $177K

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$142,054/yr
$110K$177K

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Amgen

$126,371/yr

Range: $98K - $156K

43 salaries

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$126,371/yr
$98K$156K

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The Clorox Company

$74,520/yr

Range: $71K - $104K

31 salaries

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$74,520/yr
$71K$104K

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Zymergen

$104,088/yr

Range: $95K - $112K

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$104,088/yr
$95K$112K

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

$139,732/yr

Range: $125K - $175K

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$139,732/yr
$125K$175K

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Bio-Rad Laboratories

$88,604/yr

Range: $72K - $124K

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$88,604/yr
$72K$124K

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CooperVision

$101,728/yr

Range: $93K - $113K

14 salaries

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$101,728/yr
$93K$113K

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Scientist

SRI International

$134,490/yr

Range: $109K - $154K

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$134,490/yr
$109K$154K

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Exponent

$100,383/yr

Range: $58K - $117K

10 salaries

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$100,383/yr
$58K$117K

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Bristol Myers Squibb

$120,125/yr

Range: $78K - $159K

10 salaries

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$120,125/yr
$78K$159K

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Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research

$95,999/yr

Range: $91K - $115K

10 salaries

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$95,999/yr
$91K$115K

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Advanced Cell Diagnostics

$76,666/yr

Range: $64K - $96K

10 salaries

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$76,666/yr
$64K$96K

Scientist

Chiron

$107,854/yr

Range: $87K - $118K

9 salaries

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$107,854/yr
$87K$118K

Scientist

Theravance

$113,573/yr

Range: $107K - $130K

9 salaries

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$113,573/yr
$107K$130K

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Novartis

$98,160/yr

Range: $91K - $114K

9 salaries

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$98,160/yr
$91K$114K

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Thermo Fisher Scientific

$64,266/yr

Range: $60K - $141K

8 salaries

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$64,266/yr
$60K$141K

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AbbVie

$89,101/yr

Range: $76K - $102K

8 salaries

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$89,101/yr
$76K$102K

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Adobe

$121,128/yr

Range: $100K - $144K

8 salaries

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$121,128/yr
$100K$144K

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Intrexon

$100,383/yr

Range: $93K - $110K

7 salaries

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$100,383/yr
$93K$110K

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BioMarin Pharmaceutical

$110,307/yr

Range: $102K - $127K

7 salaries

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$110,307/yr
$102K$127K
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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
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
$119,312
per year
A Scientist reported making $119,312 per year
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5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$131,243
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $131,243 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$140,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $140,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$150,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $150,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$87,500
per year
A Scientist reported making $87,500 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$119,312
per year
A Scientist reported making $119,312 per year
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10+ years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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