Scientist Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

899 SalariesUpdated Jun 11, 2021

Average Base Pay
$114,593 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$14,484
Range$3,688 - $56,873

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

The average salary for a Scientist is $114,593 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 899 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Scientist employees in San Francisco, CA.

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Scientist

Genentech

$146,970/yr

Range: $68K - $232K

207 salaries

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$146,970/yr
$68K$232K

Scientist

Amgen

$125,147/yr

Range: $83K - $165K

144 salaries

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$125,147/yr
$83K$165K

Scientist

Bio-Rad Laboratories

$125,680/yr

Range: $86K - $151K

33 salaries

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$125,680/yr
$86K$151K

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Nektar Therapeutics

$129,213/yr

Range: $80K - $193K

22 salaries

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$129,213/yr
$80K$193K

Scientist

Roche

$82,695/yr

Range: $66K - $163K

21 salaries

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$82,695/yr
$66K$163K

Scientist

Theravance

$132,627/yr

Range: $103K - $144K

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$132,627/yr
$103K$144K

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Intrexon

$106,127/yr

Range: $71K - $136K

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$106,127/yr
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Scientist

Novartis

$99,861/yr

Range: $59K - $169K

18 salaries

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$99,861/yr
$59K$169K

Scientist

Denali Therapeutics

$100,402/yr

Range: $81K - $216K

17 salaries

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$100,402/yr
$81K$216K

Scientist

Pacific Biosciences

$132,224/yr

Range: $100K - $174K

16 salaries

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$132,224/yr
$100K$174K

Scientist

10x Genomics

$128,078/yr

Range: $88K - $238K

16 salaries

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$128,078/yr
$88K$238K

Scientist

Exponent

$103,064/yr

Range: $84K - $123K

15 salaries

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$103,064/yr
$84K$123K

Scientist

CooperVision

$108,110/yr

Range: $98K - $120K

14 salaries

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$108,110/yr
$98K$120K

Scientist

Natera

$138,949/yr

Range: $110K - $179K

13 salaries

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$138,949/yr
$110K$179K

Scientist

Advanced Cell Diagnostics

$80,773/yr

Range: $68K - $102K

12 salaries

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$80,773/yr
$68K$102K

Scientist

PACT Pharma

$129,583/yr

Range: $117K - $142K

12 salaries

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$129,583/yr
$117K$142K

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Impossible Foods

$106,871/yr

Range: $98K - $126K

11 salaries

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$106,871/yr
$98K$126K

Scientist

Sutro Biopharma

$120,797/yr

Range: $115K - $142K

11 salaries

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$120,797/yr
$115K$142K

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Berkeley Lights

$118,681/yr

Range: $104K - $152K

11 salaries

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$118,681/yr
$104K$152K

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FivePrime Therapeutics

$120,617/yr

Range: $107K - $151K

11 salaries

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$120,617/yr
$107K$151K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$148,389
per year
A Scientist reported making $148,389 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
$10k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$99,861
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $99,861 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$125,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $125,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$165,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $165,000 per year
Additional Pay
$17k cash bonus
$125k stock bonus
Job Highlights
Full-time
10000+ employees
 
Company - Public
$249,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $249,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Scientist reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$124,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $124,000 per year
Additional Pay
$800 cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$68,360
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $68,360 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$120,000
per year
A Research Scientist reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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