Lead Scientist Salaries

32,634 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$98,046 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,346
Range$1,956 - $20,736

How much does a Lead Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Lead Scientist is $98,046 in United States. Filter by location to see Lead Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 32,634 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lead Scientist employees.

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Lead Scientist

GE Global Research

$118,895/yr

Range: $95K - $153K

34 salaries

$118,895/yr
$95K$153K

Lead Scientist

GE

$117,357/yr

Range: $97K - $141K

14 salaries

$117,357/yr
$97K$141K

Lead Scientist

Catalent Pharma

$85,209/yr

Range: $75K - $121K

14 salaries

$85,209/yr
$75K$121K

Lead Scientist

Booz Allen Hamilton

$107,246/yr

Range: $94K - $123K

9 salaries

$107,246/yr
$94K$123K

Lead Scientist

Kimberly-Clark

$87,600/yr

Range: $83K - $103K

8 salaries

$87,600/yr
$83K$103K

Lead Scientist

SABIC

$145,421/yr

Range: $99K - $160K

6 salaries

$145,421/yr
$99K$160K

Lead Scientist

Honeywell UOP

$127,100/yr

Range: $121K - $135K

6 salaries

$127,100/yr
$121K$135K

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Lead Scientist

Mylan Inc

$110,376/yr

Range: $102K - $117K

4 salaries

$110,376/yr
$102K$117K

Lead Scientist

Kalsec

$91,846/yr

Range: $90K - $93K

4 salaries

$91,846/yr
$90K$93K

Lead Scientist

Raytheon BBN Technologies

$200,877/yr

Range: $177K - $206K

3 salaries

$200,877/yr
$177K$206K

Lead Scientist

Aquatic Energy

$57,485/yr

Range: $57K - $153K

3 salaries

$57,485/yr
$57K$153K

Lead Scientist

Honeywell

$119,015/yr

Range: $112K - $126K

2 salaries

About
$112K - $126K
$112K$126K

Lead Scientist

Covance

$91,470/yr

Range: $85K - $99K

2 salaries

About
$85K - $99K
$85K$99K

Lead Scientist

Cabot

$153,156/yr

Range: $136K - $171K

2 salaries

About
$136K - $171K
$136K$171K

Lead Scientist

ISO New England

$128,180/yr

Range: $123K - $134K

2 salaries

About
$123K - $134K
$123K$134K

Lead Scientist

Azopharma Contract Pharmaceutical Services

$70,011/yr

Range: $46K - $95K

2 salaries

About
$46K - $95K
$46K$95K

Lead Scientist

Xencor

$113,940/yr

Range: $108K - $121K

2 salaries

About
$108K - $121K
$108K$121K

Lead Scientist

Apple

$193,136/yr

Range: $185K - $201K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$185K - $201K
$185K$201K

Lead Scientist

CSC

$147,703/yr

Range: $141K - $155K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$141K - $155K
$141K$155K

Lead Scientist

UCLA

$119,478/yr

Range: $116K - $124K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$116K - $124K
$116K$124K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent lead scientist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$115,633
per year
A Lead Scientist in the Albany, NY Area area reported making $115,633 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Albany, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$99,545
per year
A Lead Research Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $99,545 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A Lead Scientist in the Albany, NY Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Albany, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$119,478
per year
A Lead Scientist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $119,478 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$86,859
per year
A Lead Scientist in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $86,859 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$117,157
per year
A Lead Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $117,157 per year
Additional Pay
$11k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$99,433
per year
A Lead Scientist III in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $99,433 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Indianapolis, IN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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