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Principal Investigator Salaries

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2,700 SalariesUpdated Nov 23, 2017
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
      FINRA
      $108,376/yr
      Range: $98K - $119K
      3 salaries
      $108,376
      $98K$119K
      NIH
      $114,953/yr
      Range: $109K - $121K
      2 salaries
      About
      $109K - $121K
      $109K$121K
      Boston Children's Hospital
      $135,773/yr
      Range: $97K - $176K
      2 salaries
      About
      $97K - $176K
      $97K$176K
      AbbVie
      $102,346/yr
      Range: $93K - $110K
      2 salaries
      About
      $93K - $110K
      $93K$110K

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      Research Foundation of State University New York
      $131,418/yr
      Range: $109K - $153K
      2 salaries
      About
      $109K - $153K
      $109K$153K
      Sanofi Pasteur
      $71,797/yr
      Range: $55K - $89K
      2 salaries
      About
      $55K - $89K
      $55K$89K
      FHI 360
      $88,607/yr
      Range: $86K - $93K
      2 salaries
      About
      $86K - $93K
      $86K$93K
      Sanofi
      $117,442/yr
      Range: $109K - $125K
      2 salaries
      About
      $109K - $125K
      $109K$125K
      Seti Institute
      $61,547/yr
      Range: $58K - $64K
      2 salaries
      About
      $58K - $64K
      $58K$64K
      Raytheon
      $79,786/yr
      Range: $76K - $84K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $76K - $84K
      $76K$84K
      AECOM
      $57,543/yr
      Range: $55K - $59K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $55K - $59K
      $55K$59K
      BAE Systems USA
      $89,992/yr
      Range: $87K - $93K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $87K - $93K
      $87K$93K
      Johnson & Johnson
      $26/hr
      Range: $25 - $28
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $25 - $28
      hourly
      $25$28
      DuPont
      $11,030/mo
      Range: $11K - $11K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $11K - $11K
      $11K$11K
      Biogen
      $179,786/yr
      Range: $173K - $186K
      1 employee salary or estimate
      About
      $173K - $186K
      $173K$186K
      Sanofi US
      $52,919/yr
      Range: $51K - $55K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $51K - $55K
      $51K$55K
      Manpower
      $21/hr
      Range: $20 - $21
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $20 - $21
      hourly
      $20$21

      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
      $110,000
      per year
      A Principal Investigator in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $110,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
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