Associate Scientist salary in California

Average salary
Based on 293 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Associate Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Associate Scientist is $78,500 per year. This is based on data from 293 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Associate Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Associate Scientist salary can vary between $28,000 to $148,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Associate Scientist salary by company

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Salary range**
Gilead Sciences, California
10 income tax records
$127K – $171K
Amgen, California
11 income tax records
$88K – $125K
Illumina, California
13 income tax records
$72K – $110K
TriNet, California
19 income tax records
$45K – $148K
Amyris, California
11 income tax records
$44K – $103K

Associate Scientist demographics in California

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74% are single
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26% are married
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14% have kids
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35% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Associate Scientists in California

293 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a associate scientist in California is $78,500 per year. Associate scientist salaries in California can vary between $28,000 to $148,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 293 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as associate scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for associate scientists in California: Gilead Sciences ($145,000 a year), Amgen ($101,500 a year), and Illumina ($93,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for associate scientists in California: San Mateo, CA ($95,500 a year), San Francisco, CA ($88,500 a year), and San Diego, CA ($76,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.