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Principal Research Scientist Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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1,592 SalariesUpdated Aug 30, 2017
Average Base Pay
$158,949/yr
23% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$118K
Low
$159K
Average
$214K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$12,064
Range$2,741 - $31,220
How much does a Principal Research Scientist make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Research Scientist is $158,949 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 1,592 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Research Scientist employees in San Jose, CA.

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    KLA-Tencor
    $176,555/yr
    Range: $158K - $200K
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    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $203,200
    per year
    A Principal Research Scientist reported making $203,200 per year
    Additional Pay
    $40k cash bonus
    $120k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $220,000
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $220,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $40k cash bonus
    $15k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $175,000
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $175,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $150,000
    per year
    A Principal Research Scientist reported making $150,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k profit sharing
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $195,000
    per year
    A Principal Research Scientist reported making $195,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $40k cash bonus
    $25k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $235,350
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $235,350 per year
    Additional Pay
    $71k cash bonus
    $100k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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