The average salary for a Research Scientist, Biotechnology in San Francisco, California is $99,320 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$70,944 - $123,448
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$71K
$99K
$120K
MEDIAN: $99,320
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$70,944 - $123,448  
   
Bonus
$3,490 - $19,513  
Profit Sharing
$7,500  
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$71,062 - $133,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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Experience Affects Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$103,000


Skills That Affect Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

Bioinformatics
up arrow 8%

Data Analysis
up arrow 5%

Biotechnology
up arrow 2%

Molecular Biology
0%

National Average
$103,000

Product Development
up arrow 5%

Protein Purification
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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