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Principal Research Scientist Salaries in San Diego, CA Area

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Average Base Pay
$135,576/yr
6% above national average
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$98K
Low
$136K
Average
$188K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,330
Range$2,351 - $26,310
How much does a Principal Research Scientist make in San Diego, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Research Scientist is $135,576 in San Diego, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 1,062 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Research Scientist employees in San Diego, CA.

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    Eli Lilly and Company
    $174,806/yr
    Range: $169K - $182K
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    Celgene
    $140,904/yr
    Range: $137K - $146K
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    Janssen
    $134,618/yr
    Range: $129K - $140K
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    Synthasome
    $149,773/yr
    Range: $143K - $155K
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    BioTelemetry
    $155,429/yr
    Range: $155K - $158K
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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.

    $134,618
    per year
    A Principal Research Scientist reported making $134,618 per year
    Additional Pay
    $30k cash bonus
    $20k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Subsidiary or Business Segment
    $127,450
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $127,450 per year
    Additional Pay
    $8k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
    $165,221
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $165,221 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    5001 to 10000 employees
    Company - Public
    $142,756
    per year
    A Principal Scientist reported making $142,756 per year
    Additional Pay
    $5k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Private Practice / Firm
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