Principal Investigator Salaries

4,792 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$69,679 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$6,603
Range$1,088 - $14,813

How much does a Principal Investigator make?

The national average salary for a Principal Investigator is $69,679 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Investigator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 4,792 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Investigator employees.

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Principal Investigator

DuPont

$134,796/yr

Range: $112K - $162K

20 salaries

$134,796/yr
$112K$162K

Principal Investigator

Covance

$97,627/yr

Range: $81K - $104K

5 salaries

$97,627/yr
$81K$104K

Principal Investigator

Sanofi

$91,797/yr

Range: $56K - $130K

4 salaries

$91,797/yr
$56K$130K

Principal Investigator

FINRA

$122,227/yr

Range: $105K - $135K

4 salaries

$122,227/yr
$105K$135K

Principal Investigator - Monthly

National Bureau of Economic Research

$4,441/mo

Range: $4K - $4K

4 salaries

$4,441/mo
$4K$4K

Principal Investigator

NIH

$121,649/yr

Range: $117K - $128K

2 salaries

About
$117K - $128K
$117K$128K

Principal Investigator

Boston Children's Hospital

$144,865/yr

Range: $104K - $189K

2 salaries

About
$104K - $189K
$104K$189K

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Principal Investigator

AbbVie

$107,434/yr

Range: $99K - $117K

2 salaries

About
$99K - $117K
$99K$117K

Principal Investigator

Research Foundation of State University New York

$138,323/yr

Range: $118K - $163K

2 salaries

About
$118K - $163K
$118K$163K

Principal Investigator

Nationwide Children's Hospital

$97,267/yr

Range: $92K - $103K

2 salaries

About
$92K - $103K
$92K$103K

Principal Investigator

FHI 360

$94,701/yr

Range: $91K - $98K

2 salaries

About
$91K - $98K
$91K$98K

Principal Investigator

Seti Institute

$65,505/yr

Range: $61K - $70K

2 salaries

About
$61K - $70K
$61K$70K

Principal Investigator

Raytheon Technologies

$85,105/yr

Range: $81K - $88K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$81K - $88K
$81K$88K

Principal Investigator

AECOM

$61,124/yr

Range: $59K - $64K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$59K - $64K
$59K$64K

Principal Investigator

US Department of Veterans Affairs

$90,073/yr

Range: $86K - $94K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$86K - $94K
$86K$94K

Principal Investigator

BAE Systems USA

$96,192/yr

Range: $92K - $101K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$92K - $101K
$92K$101K

Principal Investigator - Hourly Contractor

Johnson & Johnson

$29/hr

Range: $28 - $30

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$28 - $30hourly
$28$30

Principal Investigator - Hourly

Sanofi

$22/hr

Range: $21 - $23

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$21 - $23hourly
$21$23

Principal Investigator - Monthly

DuPont

$11,872/mo

Range: $11K - $12K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$11K - $12K
$11K$12K

Principal Investigator

University of Miami

$30,280/yr

Range: $29K - $31K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$29K - $31K
$29K$31K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$145,798
per year
A Principal Investigator in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $145,798 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$138,185
per year
A Principal Investigator in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $138,185 per year
Additional Pay
$19k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$122,164
per year
A Principal Investigator in the Richmond, VA Area area reported making $122,164 per year
Additional Pay
$13k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Richmond, VA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$128,172
per year
A Principal Investigator in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $128,172 per year
Additional Pay
$13k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$90,073
per year
A Principal Investigator in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $90,073 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
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