Scientist salary in San Francisco, CA

Average salary
$123,000/yr
Based on 391 income tax records
$37,500
$308,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$37,500
$308,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Scientist is $123,000 per year. This is based on data from 391 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Scientist salary can vary between $37,500 to $308,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Scientist salary by location

Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Gilead Sciences, San Mateo County, CA
23 income tax records
$236,500/yr
$162K – $339K
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Genentech, San Francisco County, CA
101 income tax records
$208,500/yr
$157K – $255K
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Mrl San Francisco, San Mateo County, CA
12 income tax records
$185,000/yr
$148K – $224K
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Calico Life Sciences, San Mateo County, CA
11 income tax records
$170,500/yr
$160K – $192K
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Amgen, San Mateo County, CA
15 income tax records
$150,000/yr
$140K – $163K
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TriNet, San Francisco County, CA
63 income tax records
$123,000/yr
$107K – $148K
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The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University, San Francisco County, CA
40 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$66K – $116K
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University Of California, San Francisco County, CA
39 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$54K – $98K

Scientist demographics in San Francisco, CA

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61% are single
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39% are married
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22% have kids
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37% own a home

Scientist salaries by age in San Francisco, CA

$0
$39,875
$79,750
$119,625
$159,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Scientists in San Francisco, CA

391 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a scientist in San Francisco, CA is $123,000 per year. Scientist salaries in San Francisco, CA can vary between $37,500 to $308,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 391 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for scientists near San Francisco, CA: Gilead Sciences ($236,500 a year), Genentech ($208,500 a year), and Mrl San Francisco ($185,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for scientists near San Francisco, CA: Orinda, CA ($182,500 a year), Millbrae, CA ($174,500 a year), and San Carlos, CA ($167,500 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.