A Chief Science Officer earns an average salary of $130,180 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$61,825 - $213,308
$62K
$130K
$210K
MEDIAN: $130,180
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$61,825 - $213,308  
   
Bonus
$25,434  
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$57,850 - $244,592  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Chief Science Officer

  • Oversee all aspects of scientific research strategy, and identify and close gaps in current program.
  • Report to senior management and provide overall leadership and achievement of mission's statement in scientific research.
  • Work with senior management to identify and target biotech, pharmaceutical and other investment partners.
  • Manage the research department, recruiting and maintaining research staff.

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Science Officer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Chief Science Officer

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Chief Science Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$147,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 37%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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