Senior Scientist Salaries

5,343 SalariesUpdated May 8, 2021

Average Base Pay
$108,550 / yr
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How much does a Senior Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Senior Scientist is $108,550 in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 5,343 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Scientist employees.

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Senior Scientist

Pfizer

$112,306/yr

Range: $83K - $153K

325 salaries

$112,306/yr
$83K$153K

Senior Scientist

Merck

$116,796/yr

Range: $19K - $185K

304 salaries

$116,796/yr
$19K$185K

Senior Scientist

PPD

$61,672/yr

Range: $50K - $81K

155 salaries

$61,672/yr
$50K$81K

Senior Scientist

Amgen

$139,248/yr

Range: $108K - $210K

125 salaries

$139,248/yr
$108K$210K

Senior Scientist

GlaxoSmithKline

$87,414/yr

Range: $67K - $147K

117 salaries

$87,414/yr
$67K$147K

Senior Scientist

AstraZeneca

$124,280/yr

Range: $96K - $179K

83 salaries

$124,280/yr
$96K$179K

Senior Scientist

Procter & Gamble

$133,316/yr

Range: $107K - $160K

72 salaries

$133,316/yr
$107K$160K

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Senior Scientist

Eurofins Scientific

$72,417/yr

Range: $48K - $107K

70 salaries

$72,417/yr
$48K$107K

Senior Scientist

Roche

$98,192/yr

Range: $72K - $159K

69 salaries

$98,192/yr
$72K$159K

Senior Scientist

Abbott

$103,641/yr

Range: $87K - $138K

59 salaries

$103,641/yr
$87K$138K

Senior Scientist

Novartis

$103,444/yr

Range: $87K - $140K

58 salaries

$103,444/yr
$87K$140K

Senior Scientist

Johnson & Johnson

$110,818/yr

Range: $82K - $145K

55 salaries

$110,818/yr
$82K$145K

Senior Scientist

Thermo Fisher Scientific

$85,788/yr

Range: $62K - $128K

48 salaries

$85,788/yr
$62K$128K

Senior Scientist

Genentech

$188,000/yr

Range: $122K - $254K

47 salaries

$188,000/yr
$122K$254K

Senior Scientist

Sanofi

$125,349/yr

Range: $98K - $162K

46 salaries

$125,349/yr
$98K$162K

Senior Scientist

Boehringer Ingelheim

$123,058/yr

Range: $104K - $141K

45 salaries

$123,058/yr
$104K$141K

Senior Scientist

The Clorox Company

$118,590/yr

Range: $99K - $134K

44 salaries

$118,590/yr
$99K$134K

Senior Scientist

Washington University in St. Louis

$62,133/yr

Range: $56K - $73K

42 salaries

$62,133/yr
$56K$73K

Senior Scientist

Biogen

$149,796/yr

Range: $122K - $162K

36 salaries

$149,796/yr
$122K$162K

Senior Scientist

Medtronic

$109,484/yr

Range: $99K - $124K

35 salaries

$109,484/yr
$99K$124K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$125,000
per year
A Senior Scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Senior Research Scientist in the Albany, NY Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Albany, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$140,000
per year
A Senior Scientist in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
$20k stock bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$108,000
per year
A Senior Scientist in the St. Louis, MO Area area reported making $108,000 per year
Additional Pay
$11k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
St. Louis, MO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$76,000
per year
A Senior Scientist in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $76,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$76,000
per year
A Senior Scientist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $76,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$65,000
per year
A Senior Research Scientist in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$110,000
per year
A Senior Scientist II in the Albany, NY Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Albany, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Senior Scientist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$147,000
per year
A Senior Scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $147,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
$4k stock bonus
$4k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
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