The average salary for a Research Scientist in San Francisco, California is $85,230 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Research Scientist in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$43,480 - $117,278
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$43,480 - $117,278  
   
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$0.00 - $19,866  
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$43,598 - $130,713  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 113
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Experience Affects Research Scientist in San Francisco, California Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$87,000
Experienced
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Skills That Affect Research Scientist in San Francisco, California Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%
National Average
$87,000
Biotechnology
up arrow 1%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 28%
Research Analysis
up arrow 28%
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Gender
Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 6%
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