Research Scientist in San Jose, California Salary

A Research Scientist in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $110,257 per year. A skill in Software Development is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$70,403 - $144,176
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$70,403 - $144,176  
   
Bonus
$1,123 - $17,617  
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
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$70,539 - $160,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
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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Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$117,000

▼2%

Experienced
▼4%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Software Development
▲23%

Research Analysis
▲9%

Data Analysis
▲2%

National Average
$117,000

Matlab
▼1%

Technical Writing
▼4%

Engineering Design
▼10%

Data Modeling
▼10%

Biotechnology
▼17%

Material Science
▼20%

Molecular Biology
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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