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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 Scientist make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Scientist is $121,620 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,101 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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    Genentech
    $131,947/yr
    Range: $104K - $167K
    98 salaries
    $131,947/yr
    $104K$167K
    Amgen
    $114,924/yr
    Range: $98K - $148K
    31 salaries
    $114,924/yr
    $98K$148K
    CooperVision
    $97,014/yr
    Range: $88K - $109K
    14 salaries
    $97,014/yr
    $88K$109K
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
    $131,254/yr
    Range: $116K - $165K
    13 salaries
    $131,254/yr
    $116K$165K
    Bio-Rad Laboratories
    $88,741/yr
    Range: $68K - $120K
    12 salaries
    $88,741/yr
    $68K$120K
    SRI International
    $127,830/yr
    Range: $108K - $143K
    11 salaries
    $127,830/yr
    $108K$143K
    The Clorox Company
    $91,731/yr
    Range: $70K - $100K
    10 salaries
    $91,731/yr
    $70K$100K

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    Exponent
    $95,000/yr
    Range: $55K - $117K
    9 salaries
    $95,000/yr
    $55K$117K
    Advanced Cell Diagnostics
    $72,187/yr
    Range: $60K - $90K
    9 salaries
    $72,187/yr
    $60K$90K
    Theravance
    $108,362/yr
    Range: $104K - $125K
    9 salaries
    $108,362/yr
    $104K$125K
    Adobe
    $117,444/yr
    Range: $98K - $137K
    8 salaries
    $117,444/yr
    $98K$137K
    LakePharma
    $70,750/yr
    Range: $60K - $78K
    6 salaries
    $70,750/yr
    $60K$78K
    NGM Biopharmaceuticals
    $94,562/yr
    Range: $82K - $103K
    6 salaries
    $94,562/yr
    $82K$103K
    Archimedes
    $108,359/yr
    Range: $86K - $116K
    6 salaries
    $108,359/yr
    $86K$116K
    Sutro Biopharma
    $114,092/yr
    Range: $103K - $132K
    5 salaries
    $114,092/yr
    $103K$132K
    FivePrime Therapeutics
    $104,878/yr
    Range: $77K - $130K
    5 salaries
    $104,878/yr
    $77K$130K
    ASCI
    $60,849/yr
    Range: $51K - $70K
    5 salaries
    $60,849/yr
    $51K$70K
    Pacific Biosciences
    $104,878/yr
    Range: $96K - $107K
    5 salaries
    $104,878/yr
    $96K$107K
    Nektar Therapeutics
    $100,000/yr
    Range: $68K - $147K
    5 salaries
    $100,000/yr
    $68K$147K
    Roche
    $80,000/yr
    Range: $59K - $100K
    5 salaries
    $80,000/yr
    $59K$100K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $86,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $86,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $3k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $88,000
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $88,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $1k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Nonprofit Organization
    $25
    hourly
    A Scientist reported making $25 per hour
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $110,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $110,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $95,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $95,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    Full-time
    1 to 50 employees
     
    Nonprofit Organization
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