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Senior Scientist Salaries in San Jose, CA

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1,592 SalariesUpdated Feb 17, 2018
Average Base Pay
$130,639/yr
26% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$97K
Low
$131K
Average
$176K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,474
Range$2,401 - $26,508
How much does a Senior Scientist make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Senior Scientist is $130,639 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 1,592 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Scientist employees in San Jose, CA.

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    Philips Lighting
    $133,825/yr
    Range: $103K - $177K
    7 salaries
    $133,825
    $103K$177K
    Adobe
    $157,042/yr
    Range: $131K - $180K
    5 salaries
    $157,042
    $131K$180K
    BD
    $104,076/yr
    Range: $80K - $128K
    2 salaries
    About
    $80K - $128K
    $80K$128K
    GLOBAL ENERGY INNOVATIONS
    $87,218/yr
    Range: $82K - $93K
    2 salaries
    About
    $82K - $93K
    $82K$93K
    Stryker
    $95,551/yr
    Range: $90K - $98K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $90K - $98K
    $90K$98K
    Lenovo
    $167,023/yr
    Range: $162K - $174K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $162K - $174K
    $162K$174K
    FICO
    $163,110/yr
    Range: $156K - $169K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $156K - $169K
    $156K$169K

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    JDSU
    $107,833/yr
    Range: $104K - $114K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $104K - $114K
    $104K$114K
    Abbott Vascular
    $101,628/yr
    Range: $97K - $106K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $97K - $106K
    $97K$106K
    SiRF Technology
    $126,664/yr
    Range: $122K - $132K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $122K - $132K
    $122K$132K
    Complete Genomics
    $120,388/yr
    Range: $115K - $126K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $115K - $126K
    $115K$126K
    Lumileds
    $114,399/yr
    Range: $110K - $119K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $110K - $119K
    $110K$119K
    Ariosa Diagnostics
    $71,747/yr
    Range: $69K - $74K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $69K - $74K
    $69K$74K
    Ferro
    $126,716/yr
    Range: $120K - $132K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $120K - $132K
    $120K$132K
    Confometrx
    $97,173/yr
    Range: $93K - $100K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $93K - $100K
    $93K$100K
    QMAT
    $146,191/yr
    Range: $141K - $152K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $141K - $152K
    $141K$152K
    Adobe
    $167,673/yr
    Range: $124K - $210K
    46 salaries
    $167,673
    $124K$210K
    eBay
    $132,950/yr
    Range: $121K - $142K
    7 salaries
    $132,950
    $121K$142K
    Aptina Imaging
    $125,033/yr
    Range: $120K - $132K
    2 salaries
    About
    $120K - $132K
    $120K$132K
    IBM
    $127,097/yr
    Range: $121K - $130K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $121K - $130K
    $121K$130K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $165,000
    per year
    A Senior Research Scientist reported making $165,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $12k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Private
    $120,000
    per year
    A Senior Scientist reported making $120,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $12k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $148,000
    per year
    A Senior Scientist reported making $148,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    $13k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $99,000
    per year
    A Senior Research Scientist reported making $99,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    College / University
    $210,000
    per year
    A Senior Research Scientist reported making $210,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $108k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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