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

The average salary for a Research Scientist in San Francisco, California is $85,498 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Research Scientist in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$44,737 - $117,763
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$44,737 - $117,763  
   
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$0.00 - $19,533  
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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$44,562 - $129,703  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in San Francisco, California Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$87,000
Experienced
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist in San Francisco, California Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 7%
Biotechnology
0%
National Average
$87,000
Technical Writing
up arrow 2%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 21%
Research Analysis
up arrow 28%
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Gender
Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 7%
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