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Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salary in San Francisco

San Francisco Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($112K) annually. Men account for the majority of Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists in San Francisco, Calif. who responded to the questionnaire — 62 percent to be exact. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Most Biotechnology Senior Research Scientists in San Francisco report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$80,537 - $138,555
MEDIAN: $111,525

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$80,537 - $138,555  
$970 - $23,184  
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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).
$81,456 - $150,628  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 90

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

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National Average

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

Product Development
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Project Management
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Molecular Biology
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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.


38 %
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

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