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Principal Scientist Salaries in Philadelphia, PA Area

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Average Base Pay
$114,197/yr
10% below national average
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$82K
Low
$114K
Average
$160K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,245
Range$2,130 - $23,190
How much does a Principal Scientist make in Philadelphia, PA?

The average salary for a Principal Scientist is $114,197 in Philadelphia, PA. Salaries estimates are based on 1,091 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Scientist employees in Philadelphia, PA.

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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    GlaxoSmithKline
    $118,810/yr
    Range: $105K - $121K
    30 salaries
    $118,810/yr
    $105K$121K
    Merck
    $149,226/yr
    Range: $129K - $171K
    25 salaries
    $149,226/yr
    $129K$171K
    Johnson & Johnson
    $146,277/yr
    Range: $113K - $165K
    8 salaries
    $146,277/yr
    $113K$165K
    McNeil Consumer Healthcare
    $115,401/yr
    Range: $114K - $120K
    4 salaries
    $115,401/yr
    $114K$120K
    Janssen Research & Development
    $155,020/yr
    Range: $140K - $169K
    3 salaries
    $155,020/yr
    $140K$169K
    Merck
    $159,542/yr
    Range: $153K - $165K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $153K - $165K
    $153K$165K
    Pfizer
    $138,818/yr
    Range: $134K - $143K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $134K - $143K
    $134K$143K

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    AstraZeneca
    $135,516/yr
    Range: $129K - $142K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $129K - $142K
    $129K$142K
    Arcadis
    $186,663/yr
    Range: $178K - $193K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $178K - $193K
    $178K$193K
    Chemours
    $136,433/yr
    Range: $132K - $142K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $132K - $142K
    $132K$142K
    Akorn
    $90,448/yr
    Range: $87K - $94K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $87K - $94K
    $87K$94K
    Adaptimmune
    $96,009/yr
    Range: $92K - $100K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $92K - $100K
    $92K$100K
    Pedro Moura
    $159,250/yr
    Range: $152K - $165K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $152K - $165K
    $152K$165K
    Merck
    $128,481/yr
    Range: $105K - $156K
    40 salaries
    $128,481/yr
    $105K$156K
    Merck
    $197,233/yr
    Range: $171K - $220K
    4 salaries
    $197,233/yr
    $171K$220K
    Johnson & Johnson
    $171,483/yr
    Range: $138K - $178K
    3 salaries
    $171,483/yr
    $138K$178K
    Janssen
    $139,641/yr
    Range: $124K - $157K
    2 salaries
    About
    $124K - $157K
    $124K$157K
    Capital One
    $147,414/yr
    Range: $143K - $153K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $143K - $153K
    $143K$153K
    Comcast
    $133,818/yr
    Range: $129K - $140K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $129K - $140K
    $129K$140K
    Thomson Reuters
    $130,372/yr
    Range: $125K - $135K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $125K - $135K
    $125K$135K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $170,900
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $170,900 per year
    Additional Pay
    $35k cash bonus
    $32k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $136,433
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $136,433 per year
    Additional Pay
    $15k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $96,009
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $96,009 per year
    Additional Pay
    $14k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Public
    $142,640
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $142,640 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $153,118
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $153,118 per year
    Additional Pay
    $30k cash bonus
    $30k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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