Principal Scientist Salaries in San Francisco, CA

Salary estimated from 45 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: August 8, 2018
Average in San Francisco, CA
$180,693 per year
30% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$91,000
$290,000
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Principal Scientist is $180,693 per year in San Francisco, CA, which is 30% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 45 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Principal Scientist employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Principal Scientist is 2-4 years.
Principal Scientist salaries by company in San Francisco, CA
CompanyAverage salary
$184,173 per year
$130,000 per year
$176,618 per year
$160,351 per year
Principal Scientist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$159,164 per year
$145,391 per year
$120,647 per year
$134,234 per year

Principal Scientist job openings

Principal Scientist
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San Francisco, CA
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Burlingame, CA
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San Francisco, CA
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Senior/Principal Scientist, Preclinical Development
Bayside Solutions
San Francisco, CA
Principal Scientist, Formulations
Denali
South San Francisco, CA
Principal Scientist jobs in San Francisco, CA