Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salary in San Francisco (United States)

A Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $107,806 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$71,490 - $138,056
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$71,490 - $138,056  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $22,006  
Total Pay (?
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$75,503 - $150,525  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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Experience Affects Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology in San Francisco, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 3%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$109,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology in San Francisco, California Salaries

Product Development
up arrow 6%
National Average
$109,000
Molecular Biology
up arrow 2%
Biotechnology
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Project Management
up arrow 9%

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Gender

Female
40%
female alumni
 
Male
60%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 2%
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