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

A Research Scientist in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $107,629 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.
Research Scientist in San Jose, California Salary (?
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$68,488 - $136,575
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MEDIAN: $107,628
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National Salary Data

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$68,488 - $136,575  
   
Bonus
$1,030 - $19,392  
Total Pay (?
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$62,855 - $148,516  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in San Jose, California Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$109,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Research Scientist in San Jose, California Salaries

Software Development
up arrow 36%
Engineering Design
up arrow 4%
National Average
$109,000
Data Analysis
up arrow 4%
Research Analysis
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 6%