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Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salary in San Francisco

Generous salaries abound for Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists in San Francisco, Calif. , with average pay above six figures ($111K) per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Men make up the majority of San Francisco Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists (63 percent) survey respondents. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$80,537 - $137,687
(Median)
$81K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $111,186
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$80,537 - $137,687  
   
Bonus
$970 - $23,184  
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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$81,456 - $150,628  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 90

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Experience Affects Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology in San Francisco, California Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$113,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology in San Francisco, California Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 11%

Product Development
up arrow 11%

Biotechnology
up arrow 6%

Bioinformatics
up arrow 4%

Molecular Biology
0%

National Average
$113,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 4%
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