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Principal Research Scientist Salaries

32,634 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$117,132 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,512
Range$2,186 - $23,857

How much does a Principal Research Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Principal Research Scientist is $117,132 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 32,634 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Research Scientist employees.

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Principal Research Scientist

Battelle

$107,787/yr

Range: $87K - $136K

41 salaries

$107,787/yr
$87K$136K

Principal Research Scientist

Eli Lilly and Company

$142,239/yr

Range: $128K - $175K

18 salaries

$142,239/yr
$128K$175K

Principal Research Scientist

Pfizer

$141,045/yr

Range: $115K - $165K

15 salaries

$141,045/yr
$115K$165K

Principal Research Scientist

Scientific Forming Technologies Corp

$101,357/yr

Range: $96K - $102K

10 salaries

$101,357/yr
$96K$102K

Principal Research Scientist

Wyeth

$122,660/yr

Range: $120K - $139K

9 salaries

$122,660/yr
$120K$139K

Principal Research Scientist

Johnson & Johnson

$139,906/yr

Range: $111K - $177K

7 salaries

$139,906/yr
$111K$177K

Principal Research Scientist

Yahoo

$204,087/yr

Range: $190K - $235K

6 salaries

$204,087/yr
$190K$235K

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Principal Research Scientist

AbbVie

$157,275/yr

Range: $145K - $180K

6 salaries

$157,275/yr
$145K$180K

Principal Research Scientist

KLA

$181,852/yr

Range: $166K - $215K

6 salaries

$181,852/yr
$166K$215K

Principal Research Scientist

Amazon

$154,082/yr

Range: $135K - $169K

5 salaries

$154,082/yr
$135K$169K

Principal Research Scientist

Honeywell

$124,078/yr

Range: $119K - $169K

5 salaries

$124,078/yr
$119K$169K

Principal Research Scientist

Northeastern University

$73,517/yr

Range: $73K - $116K

5 salaries

$73,517/yr
$73K$116K

Principal Research Scientist

Roche

$146,679/yr

Range: $121K - $169K

5 salaries

$146,679/yr
$121K$169K

Principal Research Scientist

Lucella Biosciences

$79,052/yr

Range: $76K - $79K

5 salaries

$79,052/yr
$76K$79K

Principal Research Scientist

PepsiCo

$121,105/yr

Range: $93K - $153K

4 salaries

$121,105/yr
$93K$153K

Principal Research Scientist

Schlumberger

$159,501/yr

Range: $150K - $166K

4 salaries

$159,501/yr
$150K$166K

Principal Research Scientist

Dow

$155,611/yr

Range: $143K - $165K

4 salaries

$155,611/yr
$143K$165K

Principal Research Scientist

IBM

$260,156/yr

Range: $216K - $289K

3 salaries

$260,156/yr
$216K$289K

Principal Research Scientist

Microsoft

$185,693/yr

Range: $185K - $197K

3 salaries

$185,693/yr
$185K$197K

Principal Research Scientist

EMC

$126,330/yr

Range: $110K - $152K

3 salaries

$126,330/yr
$110K$152K
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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.

$130,000
per year
A Principal Scientist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$150,000
per year
A Principal Scientist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A Principal Scientist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Contract
$115,000
per year
A Principal Scientist in the Kalamazoo, MI Area area reported making $115,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Kalamazoo, MI Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$185,000
per year
A Principal Research Scientist in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $185,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$152,000
per year
A Principal Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $152,000 per year
Additional Pay
$30k cash bonus
$30k stock bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$160,000
per year
A Principal Research Scientist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1 cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$180,000
per year
A Principal Research Scientist in the Trenton, NJ Area area reported making $180,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Trenton, NJ Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$180,000
per year
A Principal Scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $180,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
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