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Lead Scientist Salaries

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25,710 SalariesUpdated Sep 14, 2018
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Average Base Pay
$128,755/yr
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$89K
Low
$129K
Average
$178K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,900
Range$2,230 - $25,274
How much does a Lead Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Lead Scientist is $128,755 in United States. Filter by location to see Lead Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 25,710 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lead Scientist employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      GE Global Research
      $110,236/yr
      Range: $90K - $142K
      29 salaries
      $110,236/yr
      $90K$142K
      Catalent Pharma
      $81,280/yr
      Range: $70K - $113K
      13 salaries
      $81,280/yr
      $70K$113K
      GE
      $111,000/yr
      Range: $92K - $132K
      11 salaries
      $111,000/yr
      $92K$132K
      Booz Allen Hamilton
      $100,500/yr
      Range: $87K - $105K
      8 salaries
      $100,500/yr
      $87K$105K
      Kimberly-Clark
      $90,500/yr
      Range: $80K - $100K
      6 salaries
      $90,500/yr
      $80K$100K
      UOP
      $119,301/yr
      Range: $112K - $127K
      6 salaries
      $119,301/yr
      $112K$127K
      SABIC
      $137,160/yr
      Range: $93K - $150K
      5 salaries
      $137,160/yr
      $93K$150K

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      Kalsec
      $86,109/yr
      Range: $85K - $88K
      4 salaries
      $86,109/yr
      $85K$88K
      Raytheon BBN Technologies
      $187,676/yr
      Range: $165K - $193K
      3 salaries
      $187,676/yr
      $165K$193K
      Aquatic Energy
      $53,824/yr
      Range: $54K - $144K
      3 salaries
      $53,824/yr
      $54K$144K
      Honeywell
      $110,864/yr
      Range: $106K - $116K
      2 salaries
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      $106K - $116K
      $106K$116K
      Mylan Inc
      $107,500/yr
      Range: $100K - $113K
      2 salaries
      About
      $100K - $113K
      $100K$113K
      ISO New England
      $119,838/yr
      Range: $114K - $127K
      2 salaries
      About
      $114K - $127K
      $114K$127K
      Azopharma Contract Pharmaceutical Services
      $64,552/yr
      Range: $43K - $88K
      2 salaries
      About
      $43K - $88K
      $43K$88K
      Xencor
      $104,260/yr
      Range: $99K - $109K
      2 salaries
      About
      $99K - $109K
      $99K$109K
      CSC
      $137,997/yr
      Range: $134K - $145K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $134K - $145K
      $134K$145K
      Chevron
      $239,085/yr
      Range: $231K - $251K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $231K - $251K
      $231K$251K
      DuPont
      $97,793/yr
      Range: $94K - $102K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $94K - $102K
      $94K$102K
      Monsanto Company
      $135,000/yr
      Range: $128K - $141K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $128K - $141K
      $128K$141K
      Covance
      $90,250/yr
      Range: $86K - $95K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $86K - $95K
      $86K$95K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $82,099
      per year
      A Lead Scientist in the Oshkosh, WI Area area reported making $82,099 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Oshkosh, WI Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $150,000
      per year
      A Senior Lead Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $150,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $105,000
      per year
      A Lead Research Scientist in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $105,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $9k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Houston, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Public
      $85,000
      per year
      A Lead Scientist in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $85,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Atlanta, GA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $133,000
      per year
      A Lead Scientist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $133,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
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