Average Mid-Career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Biotechnology Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$110,031
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$12,208
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Biotechnology skills in San Francisco, California is $110,031.
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$87k
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$110k
90%
$125k
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$87k - $125k
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$6k - $20k
Total Pay
$85k - $139k

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Job Description for Research Scientist, Biotechnology

Research Scientist, Biotechnology Tasks
  • Focus on areas that affect vital processes such as growth and aging.
  • Research or study chemical composition and processes of living organisms.
  • Determine chemical actions and effects on organisms such as the action of foods, drugs, or other substances on body functions and tissues.

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Popular Skills for Research Scientist, Biotechnology

Skills in Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Product Development and Molecular Biology.

Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist, Biotechnology

An entry-level Research Scientist, Biotechnology with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $91,681 based on 16 salaries. An early career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,499 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $111,415 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $120,000.
Employees with Research Scientist, Biotechnology in their job title in South San Francisco, California earn an average of 6.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (40.1% less), Durham, North Carolina (25.5% less) and San Diego, California (21.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 88 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.2%
Early Career
52.3%
Experienced
22.7%
Late Career
6.8%

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