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Senior Scientist Salaries

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36,940 SalariesUpdated Feb 18, 2018
Average Base Pay
$103,506/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$71K
Low
$104K
Average
$147K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$8,761
Range$2,036 - $21,684
How much does a Senior Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Senior Scientist is $103,506 in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 36,940 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Scientist employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Pfizer
      $108,752/yr
      Range: $85K - $139K
      206 salaries
      $108,752
      $85K$139K
      Merck
      $101,370/yr
      Range: $76K - $148K
      198 salaries
      $101,370
      $76K$148K
      Amgen
      $124,521/yr
      Range: $98K - $154K
      93 salaries
      $124,521
      $98K$154K
      Pharmaceutical Product Development
      $56,276/yr
      Range: $46K - $72K
      80 salaries
      $56,276
      $46K$72K
      GlaxoSmithKline
      $88,420/yr
      Range: $61K - $134K
      73 salaries
      $88,420
      $61K$134K
      Johnson & Johnson
      $105,750/yr
      Range: $76K - $132K
      42 salaries
      $105,750
      $76K$132K
      Procter & Gamble
      $120,886/yr
      Range: $100K - $147K
      39 salaries
      $120,886
      $100K$147K

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      Roche
      $96,999/yr
      Range: $64K - $166K
      35 salaries
      $96,999
      $64K$166K
      AstraZeneca
      $103,748/yr
      Range: $90K - $138K
      34 salaries
      $103,748
      $90K$138K
      Genentech
      $168,036/yr
      Range: $112K - $235K
      33 salaries
      $168,036
      $112K$235K
      Abbott Labs
      $103,092/yr
      Range: $87K - $137K
      32 salaries
      $103,092
      $87K$137K
      Washington University in St. Louis
      $58,768/yr
      Range: $52K - $67K
      31 salaries
      $58,768
      $52K$67K
      Novartis Pharmaceuticals
      $95,530/yr
      Range: $81K - $115K
      31 salaries
      $95,530
      $81K$115K
      Microsoft
      $142,454/yr
      Range: $116K - $184K
      30 salaries
      $142,454
      $116K$184K
      The Clorox Company
      $107,029/yr
      Range: $95K - $120K
      28 salaries
      $107,029
      $95K$120K
      Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
      $108,595/yr
      Range: $97K - $129K
      27 salaries
      $108,595
      $97K$129K
      Patheon
      $84,798/yr
      Range: $75K - $94K
      27 salaries
      $84,798
      $75K$94K
      Medtronic
      $102,836/yr
      Range: $92K - $112K
      26 salaries
      $102,836
      $92K$112K
      Kraft Heinz Company
      $90,975/yr
      Range: $75K - $104K
      23 salaries
      $90,975
      $75K$104K
      MedImmune
      $147,684/yr
      Range: $135K - $163K
      23 salaries
      $147,684
      $135K$163K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $81,000
      per year
      A Senior Scientist in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $81,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Milwaukee, WI Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $160,000
      per year
      A Senior Research Scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $160,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $30k cash bonus
      $10k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      8-10 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $105,000
      per year
      A Senior Scientist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $105,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $7k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $165,000
      per year
      A Senior Research Scientist in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $165,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $12k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Private
      $125,000
      per year
      A Senior Scientist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $125,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Company - Public
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