Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Chief Scientific Officer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$187,581 / yrTotal Pay
$133,707 / yrBase Pay
$53,874 / yrAdditional Pay

$187,581

 / yr
$110K$326K
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The estimated total pay for a Chief Scientific Officer is $187,581 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $133,707 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $53,874 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$271,731

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$201,970

 / yr

$208,652

 / yr

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 / yr

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 / yr

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 / yr

$277,633

 / yr

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Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Chief Scientific Officer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$375,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Chief Scientific Officer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$165,000

/yr

$150K | $15K

Submitted5 days ago

15+ years
5 days ago
Chief Scientific Officer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$480,000

/yr

$380K | $100K

Submitted8 days ago

1-3 years
8 days ago
Chief Scientific Officer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$168,000

/yr

$160K | $8K

Submitted9 days ago

4-6 years
9 days ago
Chief Scientific Officer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$136,000

/yr

$121K | $15K

Submitted20 days ago

7-9 years
20 days ago
Chief Scientific Officer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$295,000

/yr

$245K | $50K

Submitted27 days ago

15+ years
27 days ago

Chief Scientific Officer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Chief Scientific Officer is $133,707 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Chief Scientific Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 72 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chief Scientific Officer employees.

The highest salary for a Chief Scientific Officer in United States is $227,567 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chief Scientific Officer in United States is $78,560 per year.

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