Average Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Biotechnology Skills Salary in San Diego, California

$84,306
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$6,258
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The average salary for a Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Biotechnology skills in San Diego, California is $84,306.
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$58k
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$84k
90%
$114k
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$58k - $114k
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$58k - $116k

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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 Molecular Biology, Product Development and Research Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Protein Purification and Data Analysis.

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 $72,456 based on 10 salaries. An early career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,212 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,776 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,426 based on 23 salaries.
Employees with Research Scientist, Biotechnology in their job title in South San Francisco, California earn an average of 30.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (21.2% more) and Cambridge, Massachusetts (20.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (18.1% less) and Rockville, Maryland (2.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 108 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.3%
Early Career
47.2%
Mid Career
22.2%
Experienced
21.3%

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