Scripps Research, previously known as The Scripps Research Institute, is a nonprofit American medical research facility that focuses on research and education in the biomedical sciences. Headquartered in La Jolla, California, with a sister facility in Jupiter, Florida, the institute has over 200 laboratories employing 2,400 scientists, technicians, graduate students, and administrative and other staff, making it the largest private, non-profit biomedical research organization in the United States and among the largest in the world.
The institute holds nearly 1,000 patents, produced 9 FDA-approved therapeutics, and has generated over 50 spin-off companies. According to the 2017 Nature Innovation Index, Scripps Research is the #1 most influential research institution in the world. The Scripps Research graduate program is ranked 10th nationally in the biological sciences, 5th for organic chemistry, and 2nd for biochemistry.
Highest paying job titles at The Scripps Research Institute include Software Engineer, Staff Scientist, and Principal Scientist