The average salary for a Research Scientist, Biotechnology in San Diego, California is $78,021 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$50,212 - $100,951
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MEDIAN: $78,020
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$49,186 - $102,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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Experience Affects Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$78,000


Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

Biotechnology
up arrow 1%

Bioinformatics
0%

National Average
$78,000

Molecular Biology
up arrow 6%

Data Analysis
up arrow 9%

Protein Purification
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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