A Research Scientist, Biotechnology in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $85,277 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$73,873 - $117,446
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$74K
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MEDIAN: $85,276
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$66,977 - $117,927  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,011,560
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
4.1%

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Experience Affects Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$85,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

Biotechnology
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Data Analysis
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Molecular Biology
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National Average
$85,000

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
medical benefits
Vision: 90%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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