Research Scientist salary in San Francisco County, CA

Average salary
$111,000/yr
Based on 197 income tax records
Total salary range: is $59,500 - $204,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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How much do Research Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Research Scientist is $111,000 per year. This is based on data from 197 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Scientist salary can vary between $27,500 to $535,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Research Scientist salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Newark, CA
10 income tax records
$239,500/yr
$185K – $292K
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Cupertino, CA
17 income tax records
$210,000/yr
$138K – $292K
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Campbell, CA
13 income tax records
$184,500/yr
$121K – $285K
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Los Altos, CA
13 income tax records
$122,000/yr
$82K – $243K
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Dublin, CA
16 income tax records
$119,000/yr
$101K – $164K
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Alameda, CA
13 income tax records
$113,000/yr
$72K – $190K
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Union City, CA
10 income tax records
$111,500/yr
$90K – $245K
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Walnut Creek, CA
11 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$91K – $140K
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Hayward, CA
10 income tax records
$99,500/yr
$80K – $130K
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Burlingame, CA
11 income tax records
$91,500/yr
$61K – $146K
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Emeryville, CA
17 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$68K – $106K
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Sacramento, CA
17 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$47K – $81K
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Albany, CA
12 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$51K – $102K
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Santa Cruz, CA
16 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$42K – $76K
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Davis, CA
45 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$44K – $70K

Research Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Facebook, San Francisco County, CA
22 income tax records
$325,000/yr
$247K – $403K
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University Of California Sf, San Francisco County, CA
27 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$43K – $52K

Research Scientist demographics in San Francisco County, CA

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74% are single
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26% are married
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12% have kids
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13% own a home

Research Scientist salaries by age in San Francisco County, CA

$0
$37,375
$74,750
$112,125
$149,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Research Scientists in San Francisco County, CA

197 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research scientist in San Francisco County, CA is $111,000 per year. Research scientist salaries in San Francisco County, CA can vary between $27,500 to $535,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 197 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research scientist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research scientists in San Francisco County, CA: Newark, CA ($239,500 a year), Cupertino, CA ($210,000 a year), and Fremont, CA ($194,000 a year).
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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
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.