Researcher salary in San Francisco, CA

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Based on 133 income tax records
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How much do Researchers make?
The average total salary for a Researcher is $109,000 per year. This is based on data from 133 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Researcher and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Researcher salary can vary between $39,500 to $348,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Researcher salary by company

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Genentech, San Mateo County, CA
14 income tax records
$115K – $211K
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University, San Mateo County, CA
26 income tax records
$48K – $94K
University Of California, San Francisco County, CA
27 income tax records
$48K – $116K

Researcher demographics in San Francisco, CA

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67% are single
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33% are married
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20% have kids
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30% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Researchers in San Francisco, CA

133 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a researcher in San Francisco, CA is $109,000 per year. Researcher salaries in San Francisco, CA can vary between $39,500 to $348,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 133 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as researcher.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for researchers near San Francisco, CA: Genentech ($146,500 a year), The Board of Trustees of The Leland Stanford Junior University ($70,500 a year), and University of California ($67,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for researchers near San Francisco, CA: Santa Clara, CA ($159,000 a year), Sunnyvale, CA ($139,500 a year), and Hayward, CA ($139,000 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.