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Principal Scientist Salaries in San Francisco, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$157,120/yr
23% above national average
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$114K
Low
$157K
Average
$216K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$12,149
Range$2,726 - $30,695
How much does a Principal Scientist make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Scientist is $157,120 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 2,248 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Scientist employees in San Francisco, CA.

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    Pfizer
    $131,520/yr
    Range: $127K - $175K
    5 salaries
    $131,520/yr
    $127K$175K
    Genentech
    $197,663/yr
    Range: $191K - $205K
    4 salaries
    $197,663/yr
    $191K$205K
    Amgen
    $170,385/yr
    Range: $151K - $182K
    4 salaries
    $170,385/yr
    $151K$182K
    Roche
    $171,048/yr
    Range: $156K - $188K
    2 salaries
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    $156K - $188K
    $156K$188K
    Eurofins Scientific
    $95,938/yr
    Range: $90K - $102K
    2 salaries
    About
    $90K - $102K
    $90K$102K
    Monogram Biosciences
    $125,824/yr
    Range: $115K - $136K
    2 salaries
    About
    $115K - $136K
    $115K$136K
    Merck
    $170,362/yr
    Range: $164K - $178K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $164K - $178K
    $164K$178K

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    AbbVie
    $179,254/yr
    Range: $171K - $187K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $171K - $187K
    $171K$187K
    Elan Pharmaceuticals
    $145,206/yr
    Range: $141K - $151K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $141K - $151K
    $141K$151K
    ChemPartner
    $162,486/yr
    Range: $155K - $168K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $155K - $168K
    $155K$168K
    AZNetwork
    $185,000/yr
    Range: $176K - $192K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $176K - $192K
    $176K$192K
    Pfizer
    $122,590/yr
    Range: $117K - $128K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $117K - $128K
    $117K$128K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $185,000
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $185,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Private Practice / Firm
    $113,808
    per year
    A Principal Scientist I reported making $113,808 per year
    Additional Pay
    $8k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $169,643
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $169,643 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Public
    $170,362
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $170,362 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $115,490
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $115,490 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Public
    $120,447
    per year
    A Principal Scientist I reported making $120,447 per year
    Additional Pay
    $6k cash bonus
    $7k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $111,680
    per year
    A Principal Scientist I reported making $111,680 per year
    Job Highlights
    5-7 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $146,818
    per year
    A Principal Scientist II reported making $146,818 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $171,287
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $171,287 per year
    Additional Pay
    $25k cash bonus
    $15k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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