The average pay for an Experienced Research Scientist in San Francisco, California is $98,108 per year.

$40,611 - $146,983
(Median)
$41K
$98K
$150K
MEDIAN: $98,107
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$40,611 - $146,983  
   
Bonus
$102.13 - $35,234  
Profit Sharing
$20,000  
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$62,081 - $159,847  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Research Analysis
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Biotechnology
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National Average
$98,000

Molecular Biology
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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