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Senior Scientist Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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1,592 SalariesUpdated May 11, 2018
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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
    $102,986/yr
    Range: $80K - $126K
    2 salaries
    About
    $80K - $126K
    $80K$126K
    GLOBAL ENERGY INNOVATIONS
    $87,804/yr
    Range: $82K - $92K
    2 salaries
    About
    $82K - $92K
    $82K$92K
    Stryker
    $95,524/yr
    Range: $91K - $98K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $91K - $98K
    $91K$98K
    Roche
    $71,414/yr
    Range: $68K - $75K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $68K - $75K
    $68K$75K
    Lenovo
    $166,704/yr
    Range: $159K - $175K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $159K - $175K
    $159K$175K

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    FICO
    $162,735/yr
    Range: $158K - $168K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $158K - $168K
    $158K$168K
    JDSU
    $108,284/yr
    Range: $105K - $114K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $105K - $114K
    $105K$114K
    Abbott Vascular
    $102,131/yr
    Range: $99K - $106K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $99K - $106K
    $99K$106K
    SiRF Technology
    $126,922/yr
    Range: $121K - $133K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $121K - $133K
    $121K$133K
    Complete Genomics
    $120,824/yr
    Range: $115K - $126K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $115K - $126K
    $115K$126K
    Lumileds
    $115,614/yr
    Range: $111K - $119K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $111K - $119K
    $111K$119K
    Ferro
    $125,824/yr
    Range: $121K - $131K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $121K - $131K
    $121K$131K
    Confometrx
    $96,864/yr
    Range: $92K - $102K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $92K - $102K
    $92K$102K
    QMAT
    $147,072/yr
    Range: $141K - $153K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $141K - $153K
    $141K$153K
    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
    IBM
    $151,700/yr
    Range: $122K - $183K
    2 salaries
    About
    $122K - $183K
    $122K$183K
    Aptina Imaging
    $124,466/yr
    Range: $119K - $130K
    2 salaries
    About
    $119K - $130K
    $119K$130K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $135,000
    per year
    A Senior Scientist reported making $135,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $160,000
    per year
    A Senior Research Scientist reported making $160,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $30k cash bonus
    $17k stock bonus
    $2k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
    10000+ employees
     
    Company - Public
    $119,000
    per year
    A Senior Research Scientist reported making $119,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $122,000
    per year
    A Senior Scientist reported making $122,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $8k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $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
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