Average Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Product Development Skills Salary in San Francisco, California

$95,787
Avg. Salary
$9,243
Bonus
$17,500
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The average salary for a Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Product Development skills in San Francisco, California is $95,787.
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$49k
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$96k
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$126k
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MEDIAN $95,787
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Salary
$49k - $126k
Bonus
$2k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $18k
Total Pay
$50k - $133k

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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.

Career Paths

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Research Scientist, Biotechnology
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Popular Skills for Research Scientist, Biotechnology

Skills in Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Data Analysis, Protein Purification and Bioinformatics are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist, Biotechnology

An early career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $91,806 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,829 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Madison, Wisconsin (32.1% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (26.9% less) and Los Angeles, California (14.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 30 survey responses.
Early Career
46.7%
Mid Career
26.7%
Experienced
26.7%

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