Research Scientist in San Francisco Salary

A Research Scientist in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $100,969 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Matlab and Product Development.

$69,401 - $134,320
$69K
$100K
$130K
MEDIAN: $102,663
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$0$146K
Salary $69,401 - $134,320
Bonus $1,291 - $30,639
Profit Sharing $5,000
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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$69,461 - $146,054
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 112

About San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
864,816
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

Research Scientist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist

Pay by Experience for a Research Scientist has a positive trend. An entry-level Research Scientist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Research Scientist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 25 salaries. A Research Scientist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

▼0%

National Average
$104,000

▼2%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Matlab
▲22%




National Average
$104,000

Neuroscience
▼1%

Biotechnology
▼2%

Data Mining / Data Warehouse
▼2%

Software Development
▼3%

Project Management
▼4%

Data Modeling
▼8%


Stem Cell
▼11%

Technical Writing
▼19%

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 8%