Senior Principal Scientist Salaries

222 SalariesUpdated May 12, 2021

Average Base Pay
$160,479 / yr
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How much does a Senior Principal Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Senior Principal Scientist is $160,479 in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Principal Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 222 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Principal Scientist employees.

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Senior Principal Scientist

Pfizer

$153,760/yr

Range: $126K - $196K

96 salaries

$153,760/yr
$126K$196K

Senior Principal Scientist

Merck

$177,393/yr

Range: $127K - $236K

20 salaries

$177,393/yr
$127K$236K

Senior Principal Scientist

Bristol Myers Squibb

$175,300/yr

Range: $145K - $194K

20 salaries

$175,300/yr
$145K$194K

Senior Principal Scientist

Broadcom

$184,654/yr

Range: $168K - $190K

13 salaries

$184,654/yr
$168K$190K

Senior Principal Scientist

Boehringer Ingelheim

$171,312/yr

Range: $146K - $218K

12 salaries

$171,312/yr
$146K$218K

Senior Principal Scientist

PepsiCo

$136,012/yr

Range: $100K - $165K

11 salaries

$136,012/yr
$100K$165K

Senior Principal Scientist

Medtronic

$154,636/yr

Range: $102K - $173K

7 salaries

$154,636/yr
$102K$173K

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Senior Principal Scientist

BAE Systems USA

$156,245/yr

Range: $154K - $200K

7 salaries

$156,245/yr
$154K$200K

Senior Principal Scientist

Sanofi

$146,366/yr

Range: $143K - $173K

5 salaries

$146,366/yr
$143K$173K

Senior Principal Scientist

Zoetis

$139,925/yr

Range: $135K - $151K

4 salaries

$139,925/yr
$135K$151K

Senior Principal Scientist

Pall

$140,293/yr

Range: $128K - $143K

4 salaries

$140,293/yr
$128K$143K

Senior Principal Scientist

PerkinElmer

$118,995/yr

Range: $112K - $135K

4 salaries

$118,995/yr
$112K$135K

Senior Principal Scientist

AstraZeneca

$223,947/yr

Range: $122K - $243K

4 salaries

$223,947/yr
$122K$243K

Senior Principal Scientist

Schrödinger

$175,502/yr

Range: $138K - $177K

3 salaries

$175,502/yr
$138K$177K

Senior Principal Scientist

General Dynamics Information Technology

$145,957/yr

Range: $128K - $150K

3 salaries

$145,957/yr
$128K$150K

Senior Principal Scientist

St. Jude Medical

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$214K - $232K

2 salaries

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$214K - $232K
$214K$232K

Senior Principal Scientist

Mondelēz International

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$121K - $169K

2 salaries

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$121K - $169K
$121K$169K

Senior Principal Scientist

Forest Labs

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$153K - $167K

2 salaries

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$153K - $167K
$153K$167K

Senior Principal Scientist

Amgen

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$16K - $196K

2 salaries

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$16K - $196K
$16K$196K

Senior Principal Scientist

Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research

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$163K - $176K

2 salaries

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$163K - $176K
$163K$176K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$125,000
per year
A Senior Research Scientist, Principal Investigator in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$178,000
per year
A Senior Principal Scientist in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $178,000 per year
Additional Pay
$33k cash bonus
$23k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$165,000
per year
A Senior Principal Scientist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $165,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
 
Full-time
Company - Private
$193,000
per year
A Senior Principal Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $193,000 per year
Additional Pay
$40k cash bonus
$50k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$142,794
per year
A Senior Principal Scientist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $142,794 per year
Additional Pay
$28k cash bonus
$15k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$145,000
per year
A Senior Principal Scientist in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $145,000 per year
Additional Pay
$21k cash bonus
$3k stock bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$155,000
per year
A Senior Principal Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $155,000 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$132,324
per year
A Senior Principal Scientist in the Worcester, MA Area area reported making $132,324 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Worcester, MA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$155,000
per year
A Senior Principal Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $155,000 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$158,112
per year
A Senior Principal Scientist in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $158,112 per year
Additional Pay
$30k cash bonus
$5k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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