The average salary for a Senior Research Associate in San Diego, California is $70,404 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$52,214 - $86,446
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MEDIAN: $70,403
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$21.89 - $33.11
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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$52,214 - $86,446  
   
Bonus
$2,447 - $10,213  
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$53,005 - $91,717  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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Hourly Rate
$21.89 - $33.11  
   
Overtime
$40.09  
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$53,005 - $91,717  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Research Associate

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Senior Research Associate Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 8%


National Average
$71,000


Skills That Affect Senior Research Associate Salaries

Research Analysis
up arrow 5%

Biotechnology
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

National Average
$71,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 5%


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
medical benefits
Vision: 85%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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