Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology in San Diego, California Salary

A Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $100,405 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$77,848 - $127,360
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$130K
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$4,336 - $18,548  
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$79,318 - $136,771  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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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 Scientist, Biotechnology

Pay by Experience for a Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology has a negative trend. An entry-level Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 22 salaries. A Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

▲6%

▲1%

National Average
$101,000

▼3%

Late-Career
▼7%

Skills That Affect Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

Project Management
▲26%


National Average
$101,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 5%