Scientist Salaries in San Diego, CA

Salary estimated from 487 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 24 months. Last updated: January 15, 2018
Average in San Diego, CA
$100,368 per year
22% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$33,000
$203,000
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Scientist is $100,368 per year in San Diego, CA, which is 22% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 487 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Scientist employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 24 months. The typical tenure for a Scientist is 1-3 years.
Scientist salaries by company in San Diego, CA
CompanyAverage salary
5 salaries
$118,304 per year
$95,950 per year
$94,564 per year
$77,681 per year
$75,412 per year
$72,877 per year
$73,544 per year
$135,531 per year
$60,610 per year
$53,000 per year
Scientist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$109,053 per year
$146,293 per year
$70,279 per year
$126,193 per year
$114,739 per year

Scientist job openings

Senior Scientist - Research & Development
AveXis
San Diego, CA
Staff Scientist
Illumina
San Diego, CA
Staff Scientist
Illumina
San Diego, CA
Scientist jobs in San Diego, CA