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Principal Research Scientist Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$151,996/yr
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$106K
Low
$152K
Average
$209K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$11,413
Range$2,542 - $29,199
How much does a Principal Research Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Principal Research Scientist is $151,996 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 25,710 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Research Scientist employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Battelle
      $101,053/yr
      Range: $82K - $124K
      33 salaries
      $101,053/yr
      $82K$124K
      Pfizer
      $135,824/yr
      Range: $113K - $166K
      13 salaries
      $135,824/yr
      $113K$166K
      Eli Lilly and Company
      $137,160/yr
      Range: $121K - $166K
      13 salaries
      $137,160/yr
      $121K$166K
      Scientific Forming Technologies Corp
      $94,125/yr
      Range: $91K - $98K
      10 salaries
      $94,125/yr
      $91K$98K
      Yahoo
      $196,904/yr
      Range: $175K - $220K
      6 salaries
      $196,904/yr
      $175K$220K
      Johnson & Johnson
      $143,517/yr
      Range: $129K - $165K
      6 salaries
      $143,517/yr
      $129K$165K
      KLA-Tencor
      $169,500/yr
      Range: $158K - $200K
      6 salaries
      $169,500/yr
      $158K$200K

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      AbbVie
      $148,499/yr
      Range: $137K - $165K
      5 salaries
      $148,499/yr
      $137K$165K
      Lucella Biosciences
      $77,928/yr
      Range: $73K - $78K
      5 salaries
      $77,928/yr
      $73K$78K
      PepsiCo
      $117,382/yr
      Range: $88K - $148K
      4 salaries
      $117,382/yr
      $88K$148K
      Honeywell
      $118,812/yr
      Range: $113K - $120K
      4 salaries
      $118,812/yr
      $113K$120K
      Dow
      $147,544/yr
      Range: $135K - $157K
      4 salaries
      $147,544/yr
      $135K$157K
      Roche
      $136,153/yr
      Range: $111K - $154K
      4 salaries
      $136,153/yr
      $111K$154K
      Northeastern University
      $84,547/yr
      Range: $67K - $111K
      4 salaries
      $84,547/yr
      $67K$111K
      Amazon
      $134,264/yr
      Range: $128K - $160K
      3 salaries
      $134,264/yr
      $128K$160K
      EMC
      $122,292/yr
      Range: $105K - $147K
      3 salaries
      $122,292/yr
      $105K$147K
      Schlumberger
      $154,000/yr
      Range: $142K - $154K
      3 salaries
      $154,000/yr
      $142K$154K
      MIT
      $95,000/yr
      Range: $77K - $160K
      3 salaries
      $95,000/yr
      $77K$160K
      Abbott Labs
      $146,000/yr
      Range: $121K - $150K
      3 salaries
      $146,000/yr
      $121K$150K
      IBM
      $226,600/yr
      Range: $193K - $262K
      2 salaries
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      $193K - $262K
      $193K$262K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $165,000
      per year
      A Principal Scientist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $165,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Boston, MA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $140,000
      per year
      A Principal Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $140,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      College / University
      $140,000
      per year
      A Principal Scientist in the Harrisburg, PA Area area reported making $140,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Harrisburg, PA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $150,000
      per year
      A Principal Scientist in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $150,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $15k cash bonus
      $2k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Diego, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Company - Public
      $165,000
      per year
      A Principal Scientist in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $165,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $8k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      Austin, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
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