Senior Principal Scientist Salaries

32,634 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$129,694 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$10,035
Range$2,285 - $25,428

How much does a Senior Principal Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Senior Principal Scientist is $129,694 in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Principal Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 32,634 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Principal Scientist employees.

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Senior Principal Scientist

Pfizer

$157,116/yr

Range: $125K - $188K

67 salaries

$157,116/yr
$125K$188K

Senior Principal Scientist

Broadcom

$177,487/yr

Range: $162K - $183K

13 salaries

$177,487/yr
$162K$183K

Senior Principal Scientist

Merck

$196,848/yr

Range: $168K - $219K

11 salaries

$196,848/yr
$168K$219K

Senior Principal Scientist

Bristol Myers Squibb

$182,477/yr

Range: $167K - $187K

10 salaries

$182,477/yr
$167K$187K

Senior Principal Scientist

Boehringer Ingelheim

$164,663/yr

Range: $144K - $209K

8 salaries

$164,663/yr
$144K$209K

Senior Principal Scientist

PepsiCo

$149,726/yr

Range: $124K - $158K

6 salaries

$149,726/yr
$124K$158K

Senior Principal Scientist

Medtronic

$148,634/yr

Range: $98K - $175K

6 salaries

$148,634/yr
$98K$175K

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Senior Principal Scientist

Roche

$176,411/yr

Range: $151K - $296K

4 salaries

$176,411/yr
$151K$296K

Senior Principal Scientist

Zoetis

$134,494/yr

Range: $130K - $145K

4 salaries

$134,494/yr
$130K$145K

Senior Principal Scientist

Pall

$134,847/yr

Range: $123K - $137K

4 salaries

$134,847/yr
$123K$137K

Senior Principal Scientist

BAE Systems USA

$148,493/yr

Range: $148K - $150K

3 salaries

$148,493/yr
$148K$150K

Senior Principal Scientist

General Dynamics Information Technology

$140,292/yr

Range: $123K - $144K

3 salaries

$140,292/yr
$123K$144K

Senior Principal Scientist

Sanofi

$150,000/yr

Range: $141K - $166K

3 salaries

$150,000/yr
$141K$166K

Senior Principal Scientist

Schrödinger

$168,690/yr

Range: $133K - $170K

3 salaries

$168,690/yr
$133K$170K

Senior Principal Scientist

Amgen

$98,527/yr

Range: $15K - $187K

2 salaries

About
$15K - $187K
$15K$187K

Senior Principal Scientist

Novartis

$168,002/yr

Range: $155K - $184K

2 salaries

About
$155K - $184K
$155K$184K

Senior Principal Scientist

Unilever

$140,956/yr

Range: $133K - $148K

2 salaries

About
$133K - $148K
$133K$148K

Senior Principal Scientist

Forest Labs

$152,707/yr

Range: $146K - $160K

2 salaries

About
$146K - $160K
$146K$160K

Senior Principal Scientist

Qualcomm

$140,691/yr

Range: $135K - $148K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$135K - $148K
$135K$148K

Senior Principal Scientist

Raytheon Technologies

$134,586/yr

Range: $128K - $140K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$128K - $140K
$128K$140K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent senior principal scientist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$150,000
per year
A Senior Principal Scientist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Additional Pay
$30k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$175,000
per year
A Sr. Principal scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $175,000 per year
Additional Pay
$50k cash bonus
$10k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$186,374
per year
A Senior Principal Scientist in the Trenton, NJ Area area reported making $186,374 per year
Additional Pay
$1 cash bonus
$1 stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Trenton, NJ Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$161,003
per year
A Senior Principal Scientist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $161,003 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$170,003
per year
A Senior Principal Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $170,003 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$144,036
per year
A Senior Principal Scientist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $144,036 per year
Additional Pay
$11k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$139,069
per year
A Senior Principal Scientist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $139,069 per year
Additional Pay
$12k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$143,227
per year
A Senior Principal Scientist in the Norwich, CT Area area reported making $143,227 per year
Additional Pay
$10k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Norwich, CT Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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