Staff Scientist Salary in San Diego, California

The average salary for a Staff Scientist in San Diego, California is $84,910 per year. A skill in Biotechnology is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$58,725 - $106,535
(Median)
$59K
$85K
$110K
MEDIAN: $84,909
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$58,725 - $106,535  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,392  
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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$61,379 - $119,004  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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Experience Affects Staff Scientist in San Diego, California Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

National Average
$90,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Staff Scientist in San Diego, California Salaries

Biotechnology
up arrow 11%

Molecular Biology
0%

National Average
$90,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 91% employee benefits None: 5%