Principal Scientist Salaries in San Francisco, CA

Salary estimated from 404 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 24 months. Last updated: December 13, 2017
Average in San Francisco, CA
$169,239 per year
25% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$85,000
$263,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Principal Scientist make in San Francisco, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Scientist is $169,239 per year in San Francisco, CA, which is 25% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 404 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Principal Scientist employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 24 months. The typical tenure for a Principal Scientist is 2-4 years.
Principal Scientist salaries by company in San Francisco, CA
CompanyAverage salary
$173,105 per year
$160,351 per year
$130,000 per year
Principal Scientist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$154,784 per year
$158,261 per year
$156,183 per year
$121,242 per year

Principal Scientist job openings

Sr. Principal Scientist, T-cell Biology and Characterization
Pfizer Inc.
South San Francisco, CA
Sr. Principal Scientist, T-cell Biology and Characterization
Pfizer
South San Francisco, CA
Scientist
Charles River Laboratories
South San Francisco, CA
Principal Scientist (Cancer Genetics Focus)
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Redwood City, CA
Principal Scientist, Epidemiology
Clovis Oncology, Inc.
San Francisco, CA
Principal Scientist Molecular Biology
NGM Biopharmaceuticals
San Francisco, CA
Principal Scientist jobs in San Francisco, CA