Research Scientist Salary in San Jose, California (United States)

A Research Scientist in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $107,012 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Research Scientist in San Jose, California Total Pay (?
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$66,884 - $134,796
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MEDIAN: $107,012
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National Salary Data

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$66,884 - $134,796  
   
Bonus
$1,500 - $15,170  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$60,586 - $143,489  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in San Jose, California Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$108,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Research Scientist in San Jose, California Salaries

National Average
$108,000
Material Science
up arrow 5%
Data Analysis
up arrow 8%
Research Analysis
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
20%
female alumni
 
Male
80%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 6%
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