An Associate Research Scientist in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $64,330 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Biotechnology is associated with high pay for this job.

$36,043 - $93,444
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MEDIAN: $64,329
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$36,215 - $95,695  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Key Stats for Associate Research Scientist

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Associate Research Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Associate Research Scientist Salaries

Biotechnology
up arrow 15%

National Average
$64,000

Research Analysis
up arrow 7%

Data Analysis
up arrow 8%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 10%

Product Development
up arrow 11%

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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