Research Scientist Salaries in San Diego, CA

Salary estimated from 69 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 24 months. Last updated: February 7, 2018
Average in San Diego, CA
$83,801 per year
8% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$28,000
$168,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Research Scientist make in San Diego, CA?

The average salary for a Research Scientist is $83,801 per year in San Diego, CA, which is 8% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 69 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Research Scientist employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 24 months. The typical tenure for a Research Scientist is 2-4 years.
Research Scientist salaries by company in San Diego, CA
CompanyAverage salary
$115,657 per year
$70,000 per year
$111,826 per year
$26.92 per hour
Research Scientist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$125,571 per year
$150,220 per year
$117,867 per year
$131,938 per year
$85,441 per year

Research Scientist job openings

Scientist, Molecular or Cell Biology
Regulus Therapeutics Inc
San Diego, CA
Translational Scientist-Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory, Dr. O'Shea
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, CA
Biologist-Immunology
Eli Lilly
San Diego, CA
Research Scientist jobs in San Diego, CA