Research Scientist in San Jose, California Salary

A Research Scientist in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $107,783 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 20 years in this career.

$71,954 - $137,144
(Median)
$72K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $107,782
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Salary
$71,954 - $137,144  
   
Bonus
$3,904 - $20,000  
Profit Sharing
$5,139  
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$70,825 - $148,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$113,000


Experienced
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Software Development
up arrow 28%

Matlab
up arrow 2%

Research Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$113,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 6%

Engineering Design
up arrow 7%

Technical Writing
up arrow 15%

Material Science
up arrow 17%

Biotechnology
up arrow 21%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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