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Research Scientist Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$105,314/yr
26% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$76K
Low
$105K
Average
$144K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,900
Range$2,081 - $22,339
How much does a Research Scientist make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Research Scientist is $105,314 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 1,592 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees in San Jose, CA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Intel Corporation
    $127,637/yr
    Range: $105K - $178K
    131 salaries
    $127,637/yr
    $105K$178K
    Google
    $141,257/yr
    Range: $120K - $184K
    49 salaries
    $141,257/yr
    $120K$184K
    Yahoo
    $145,000/yr
    Range: $126K - $191K
    41 salaries
    $145,000/yr
    $126K$191K
    KLA-Tencor
    $114,450/yr
    Range: $108K - $150K
    40 salaries
    $114,450/yr
    $108K$150K
    Stanford University
    $74,607/yr
    Range: $56K - $102K
    22 salaries
    $74,607/yr
    $56K$102K
    NVIDIA
    $142,878/yr
    Range: $123K - $155K
    18 salaries
    $142,878/yr
    $123K$155K
    Bay Area Environmental Research Institute
    $79,486/yr
    Range: $53K - $137K
    15 salaries
    $79,486/yr
    $53K$137K

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    Roche
    $112,484/yr
    Range: $101K - $140K
    14 salaries
    $112,484/yr
    $101K$140K
    IBM
    $150,000/yr
    Range: $83K - $163K
    11 salaries
    $150,000/yr
    $83K$163K
    Facebook
    $126,957/yr
    Range: $124K - $151K
    11 salaries
    $126,957/yr
    $124K$151K
    NASA Ames Research Center
    $107,075/yr
    Range: $70K - $165K
    10 salaries
    $107,075/yr
    $70K$165K
    Adobe
    $156,000/yr
    Range: $124K - $171K
    9 salaries
    $156,000/yr
    $124K$171K
    McAfee
    $128,875/yr
    Range: $97K - $137K
    7 salaries
    $128,875/yr
    $97K$137K
    Seti Institute
    $64,008/yr
    Range: $60K - $99K
    7 salaries
    $64,008/yr
    $60K$99K
    Hewlett-Packard
    $130,878/yr
    Range: $97K - $145K
    6 salaries
    $130,878/yr
    $97K$145K
    Pearson
    $135,824/yr
    Range: $115K - $136K
    6 salaries
    $135,824/yr
    $115K$136K
    Robert Bosch LLC
    $145,000/yr
    Range: $120K - $160K
    6 salaries
    $145,000/yr
    $120K$160K
    BloomReach
    $147,746/yr
    Range: $142K - $154K
    6 salaries
    $147,746/yr
    $142K$154K
    Lockheed Martin
    $98,204/yr
    Range: $94K - $110K
    5 salaries
    $98,204/yr
    $94K$110K
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
    $135,482/yr
    Range: $129K - $155K
    5 salaries
    $135,482/yr
    $129K$155K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $128,000
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $128,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Government
    $173,000
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $173,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $87,000
    per year
    A Research Scientist reported making $87,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    Full-time
    1 to 50 employees
     
    Company - Private
    $112,000
    per year
    A Scientist reported making $112,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $11k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
    $70,000
    per year
    A Physical Science Research Scientist reported making $70,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    College / University
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