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Principal Investigator Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$72,205/yr
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$51K
Low
$72K
Average
$105K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$6,771
Range$1,110 - $15,221
How much does a Principal Investigator make?

The national average salary for a Principal Investigator is $72,205 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Investigator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,700 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Investigator employees.

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      DuPont
      $125,982/yr
      Range: $101K - $155K
      15 salaries
      $125,982
      $101K$155K
      Covance
      $89,147/yr
      Range: $76K - $97K
      5 salaries
      $89,147
      $76K$97K
      National Bureau of Economic Research
      $4,168/mo
      Range: $4K - $4K
      4 salaries
      $4,168
      $4K$4K
      Sanofi
      $95,922/yr
      Range: $53K - $120K
      3 salaries
      $95,922
      $53K$120K
      FINRA
      $108,376/yr
      Range: $98K - $119K
      3 salaries
      $108,376
      $98K$119K
      NIH
      $115,499/yr
      Range: $108K - $122K
      2 salaries
      About
      $108K - $122K
      $108K$122K
      Boston Children's Hospital
      $135,401/yr
      Range: $96K - $177K
      2 salaries
      About
      $96K - $177K
      $96K$177K

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      AbbVie
      $102,030/yr
      Range: $93K - $111K
      2 salaries
      About
      $93K - $111K
      $93K$111K
      Research Foundation of State University New York
      $131,406/yr
      Range: $109K - $155K
      2 salaries
      About
      $109K - $155K
      $109K$155K
      FHI 360
      $88,818/yr
      Range: $84K - $94K
      2 salaries
      About
      $84K - $94K
      $84K$94K
      Seti Institute
      $60,826/yr
      Range: $57K - $64K
      2 salaries
      About
      $57K - $64K
      $57K$64K
      Raytheon
      $79,985/yr
      Range: $77K - $82K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $77K - $82K
      $77K$82K
      AECOM
      $57,342/yr
      Range: $55K - $60K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $55K - $60K
      $55K$60K
      BAE Systems USA
      $90,662/yr
      Range: $87K - $94K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $87K - $94K
      $87K$94K
      Johnson & Johnson
      $27/hr
      Range: $25 - $28
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $25 - $28
      hourly
      $25$28
      Sanofi
      $21/hr
      Range: $20 - $22
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $20 - $22
      hourly
      $20$22
      DuPont
      $10,910/mo
      Range: $11K - $11K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $11K - $11K
      $11K$11K
      Biogen
      $177,802/yr
      Range: $173K - $184K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $173K - $184K
      $173K$184K
      Manpower
      $20/hr
      Range: $20 - $21
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $20 - $21
      hourly
      $20$21
      Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
      $1,240/mo
      Range: $1K - $1K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $1K - $1K
      $1K$1K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $107,000
      per year
      A Principal Investigator in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $107,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $7k profit sharing
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $117,000
      per year
      A Principal Investigator in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $117,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Government
      $155,200
      per year
      A Principal Investigator in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $155,200 per year
      Additional Pay
      $10 profit sharing
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Philadelphia, PA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $49,750
      per year
      A Principal Investigator in the Rapid City, SD Area area reported making $49,750 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Rapid City, SD Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Company - Private
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