Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) is $151,052 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Biotechnology, Product Development, and Molecular Biology. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) Salary (?
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$71,337 - $251,196
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$2,594 - $80,342  
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$73,888 - $303,550  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 119
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Job Description for Chief Scientific Officer (CSO)

  • Set up protocols for and personally handle regulatory documents and inspections.
  • Manage staff and set timelines, including scientific and regulatory training.
  • Provide scientific guidance on strategic and operating decisions, setting strategy, and performance goals.

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Experience Affects Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%
National Average
$173,000
Experienced
up arrow 6%
Mid-Career
up arrow 42%

Skills That Affect Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) Salaries

Biotechnology
up arrow 33%
Product Development
up arrow 33%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 10%
National Average
$173,000
Project Management
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
19%
female alumni
 
Male
81%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 21%
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