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Senior Research Scientist Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

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2,771 SalariesUpdated Feb 12, 2018
Average Base Pay
$127,518/yr
23% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$93K
Low
$128K
Average
$171K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,455
Range$2,367 - $25,858
How much does a Senior Research Scientist make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Senior Research Scientist is $127,518 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,771 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Research Scientist employees in San Francisco, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Autodesk
    $98,172/yr
    Range: $91K - $104K
    2 salaries
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    $91K - $104K
    $91K$104K
    Merck
    $119,294/yr
    Range: $116K - $125K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $116K - $125K
    $116K$125K
    Adobe
    $165,419/yr
    Range: $160K - $171K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $160K - $171K
    $160K$171K
    Visa Inc.
    $126,946/yr
    Range: $121K - $133K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $121K - $133K
    $121K$133K
    YP
    $131,786/yr
    Range: $127K - $136K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $127K - $136K
    $127K$136K
    Bayer
    $102,531/yr
    Range: $99K - $108K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $99K - $108K
    $99K$108K
    Catalent Pharma
    $123,264/yr
    Range: $118K - $127K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $118K - $127K
    $118K$127K

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    Educational Testing Service
    $191,197/yr
    Range: $181K - $196K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $181K - $196K
    $181K$196K
    Fitbit
    $121,165/yr
    Range: $116K - $125K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $116K - $125K
    $116K$125K
    Natera
    $125,633/yr
    Range: $122K - $131K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $122K - $131K
    $122K$131K
    Quantum Global Technologies
    $102,935/yr
    Range: $98K - $107K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $98K - $107K
    $98K$107K
    Polymer Group
    $96,508/yr
    Range: $91K - $100K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $91K - $100K
    $91K$100K
    Autodesk
    $197,667/yr
    Range: $192K - $206K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $192K - $206K
    $192K$206K
    Novartis
    $130,426/yr
    Range: $126K - $136K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $126K - $136K
    $126K$136K
    Synaptics
    $146,583/yr
    Range: $140K - $152K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $140K - $152K
    $140K$152K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $125,000
    per year
    A Senior Scientist reported making $125,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $10k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Public
    $130,000
    per year
    A Senior Scientist reported making $130,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $12k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Public
    $180,000
    per year
    A Senior Scientist reported making $180,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $35k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $133,000
    per year
    A Senior Scientist reported making $133,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $8k cash bonus
    $3k stock bonus
    $4k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
    5001 to 10000 employees
     
    Company - Public
    $133,000
    per year
    A Senior Scientist reported making $133,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
    $160,000
    per year
    A Senior Scientist reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $40k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Public
    $105,000
    per year
    A Senior Scientist reported making $105,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $4k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $113,000
    per year
    A Senior Scientist reported making $113,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
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