Research Scientist Salaries in California

Salary estimated from 141 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: March 15, 2019
Average in California
$110,853 per year
41% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$30,000
$242,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Research Scientist make in California?

The average salary for a Research Scientist is $110,853 per year in California, which is 41% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 141 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Research Scientist employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Research Scientist is 2-4 years.
Research Scientist salaries by company in California
CompanyAverage salary
$162,245 per year
$152,890 per year
$140,205 per year
$139,287 per year
$136,895 per year
$136,283 per year
$300,000 per year
$200,000 per year
$162,965 per year
$160,000 per year
Research Scientist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$150,030 per year
$126,782 per year
$162,561 per year
$108,180 per year
$90,461 per year

Research Scientist job openings

Research Scientist, Google Brain (United States)
Google
Mountain View, CA
Research Analyst, Student Success (1013791)
California State University
California
Research Scientist, Google Brain (United States)
Google
San Francisco, CA
Research Scientist jobs in California