Senior Scientist salary in California

Average salary
Based on 465 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Senior Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Senior Scientist is $120,000 per year. This is based on data from 465 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Senior Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Senior Scientist salary can vary between $54,000 to $248,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Senior Scientist salary by company

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Salary range**
Genentech, California
19 income tax records
$148K – $347K
Mrl San Francisco, California
13 income tax records
$144K – $209K
Amgen, California
11 income tax records
$159K – $197K
TriNet, California
32 income tax records
$80K – $148K

Senior Scientist demographics in California

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42% are single
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58% are married
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36% have kids
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49% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Senior Scientists in California

465 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a senior scientist in California is $120,000 per year. Senior scientist salaries in California can vary between $54,000 to $248,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 465 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as senior scientist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for senior scientists in California: Genentech ($237,500 a year), Mrl San Francisco ($191,000 a year), and Amgen ($177,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for senior scientists in California: San Francisco, CA ($169,000 a year), Sunnyvale, CA ($153,500 a year), and San Mateo, CA ($149,500 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.