How much does a Scientist - Clinical Research make in San Diego, CA? The average Scientist - Clinical Research salary in San Diego, CA is $105,543 as of January 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $89,439 and $127,186. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Scientist - Clinical Research Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Scientist - Clinical Research Salary $74,776 San Diego,CA January 26, 2024
25th Percentile Scientist - Clinical Research Salary $89,439 San Diego,CA January 26, 2024
50th Percentile Scientist - Clinical Research Salary $105,543 San Diego,CA January 26, 2024
75th Percentile Scientist - Clinical Research Salary $127,186 San Diego,CA January 26, 2024
90th Percentile Scientist - Clinical Research Salary $146,891 San Diego,CA January 26, 2024
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Clinical Scientist III

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What skills does a Scientist - Clinical Research need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.


Analysis: Analysis is the process of considering something carefully or using statistical methods in order to understand it or explain it.


SOP: SOP is A standard operating procedure is a set of step-by-step instructions compiled by an organization to help workers carry out routine operations.


Process Development: Process development consists of designing and developing, as well as evaluating costs and efficiency.

Analysis 8.04%
SOP 2.32%
Process Development 1.55%
Others 88.09%

Job Description for Scientist - Clinical Research

Scientist - Clinical Research assumes lead role in various clinical research projects. Proposes, plans, organizes and executes experiments and research. Being a Scientist - Clinical Research secures grants and funding for research and is responsible for controlling budgets. Summarizes findings in reports and communicates results. Additionally, Scientist - Clinical Research interacts with other scientists within and outside of the organization. Provides recommendations that influence extensive clinical research activities. Requires an advanced degree. Typically reports to head of a unit/department. The Scientist - Clinical Research work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be a Scientist - Clinical Research typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 View full job description

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For Scientist - Clinical Research, the upper level is Clinical Research Manager and then progresses to Clinical Research Director.

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Scientist - Clinical Research salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Scientist - Clinical Research, the highest Scientist - Clinical Research salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Scientist - Clinical Research salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Scientist - Clinical Research salary is in Miami, FL, where the Scientist - Clinical Research salary is 2.9% lower than national average salary.

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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
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