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Research Scientist Salary in San Jose, California

A Research Scientist in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $107,442 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.
$72,821 - $134,415
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $107,441
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Salary
$72,821 - $134,415  
   
Bonus
$1,500 - $16,000  
Profit Sharing
$4,936 - $11,899  
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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$70,031 - $144,203  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in San Jose, California Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$113,000


Skills That Affect Research Scientist in San Jose, California Salaries

Software Development
up arrow 31%

Matlab
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$113,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Research Analysis
up arrow 7%

Biotechnology
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 7%