Senior Scientist Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

2,711 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$119,772 / yr
26% above national average
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,907
Range$2,281 - $24,544

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

The average salary for a Senior Scientist is $119,772 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,711 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Scientist employees in San Francisco, CA.

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Senior Scientist

Genentech

$180,000/yr

Range: $118K - $202K

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$180,000/yr
$118K$202K

Senior Scientist

The Clorox Company

$114,325/yr

Range: $95K - $128K

34 salaries

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$114,325/yr
$95K$128K

Senior Scientist

Bio-Rad Laboratories

$115,842/yr

Range: $99K - $135K

24 salaries

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$115,842/yr
$99K$135K

Senior Scientist

Pfizer

$117,285/yr

Range: $94K - $148K

20 salaries

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$117,285/yr
$94K$148K

Senior Scientist

Amgen

$136,722/yr

Range: $126K - $161K

19 salaries

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$136,722/yr
$126K$161K

Senior Scientist

Roche

$93,209/yr

Range: $85K - $130K

16 salaries

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$93,209/yr
$85K$130K

Senior Scientist

AbbVie

$114,795/yr

Range: $108K - $150K

9 salaries

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$114,795/yr
$108K$150K

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Senior Scientist

Exelixis

$120,054/yr

Range: $109K - $163K

8 salaries

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$120,054/yr
$109K$163K

Senior Scientist

Merck

$115,441/yr

Range: $113K - $149K

7 salaries

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$115,441/yr
$113K$149K

Senior Scientist

Fluidigm

$129,948/yr

Range: $109K - $160K

7 salaries

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$129,948/yr
$109K$160K

Senior Scientist

Applied Biosystems

$107,093/yr

Range: $97K - $119K

6 salaries

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$107,093/yr
$97K$119K

Senior Scientist

Pacific Biosciences

$116,036/yr

Range: $109K - $127K

6 salaries

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$116,036/yr
$109K$127K

Senior Scientist

Theravance

$163,633/yr

Range: $125K - $170K

6 salaries

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$163,633/yr
$125K$170K

Senior Scientist

OncoMed Pharmaceuticals

$119,596/yr

Range: $112K - $132K

6 salaries

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$119,596/yr
$112K$132K

Senior Scientist

Adobe

$158,801/yr

Range: $152K - $185K

5 salaries

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$158,801/yr
$152K$185K

Senior Scientist

FICO

$139,493/yr

Range: $129K - $149K

5 salaries

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$139,493/yr
$129K$149K

Senior Scientist

BioMarin Pharmaceutical

$145,921/yr

Range: $110K - $166K

5 salaries

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$145,921/yr
$110K$166K

Senior Scientist

Amyris

$156,817/yr

Range: $91K - $163K

5 salaries

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$156,817/yr
$91K$163K

Senior Scientist

Boehringer Ingelheim

$123,696/yr

Range: $112K - $130K

4 salaries

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$123,696/yr
$112K$130K

Senior Scientist

Natera

$129,911/yr

Range: $108K - $135K

4 salaries

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$129,911/yr
$108K$135K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$150,000
per year
A Senior Scientist reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$149,000
per year
A Senior Scientist reported making $149,000 per year
Additional Pay
$40k cash bonus
$3k stock bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$119,000
per year
A Senior R&D Scientist reported making $119,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$109,166
per year
A Senior Scientist reported making $109,166 per year
Additional Pay
$1 cash bonus
$1 stock bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$130,000
per year
A Senior Scientist reported making $130,000 per year
Additional Pay
$12k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$200,000
per year
A Senior Research Scientist reported making $200,000 per year
Additional Pay
$30k cash bonus
$120k stock bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$115,000
per year
A Senior Scientist reported making $115,000 per year
Additional Pay
$8k commissions
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$180,000
per year
A Senior Scientist reported making $180,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
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