Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) is $152,914 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Biotechnology and Product Development. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) Total Pay (?
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$71,801 - $252,780
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National Salary Data

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$71,801 - $252,780  
   
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$2,588 - $80,480  
Total Pay (?
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$74,453 - $302,815  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 122
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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 30%
National Average
$175,000
Experienced
up arrow 7%
Mid-Career
up arrow 43%

Skills That Affect Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) Salaries

Biotechnology
up arrow 32%
Product Development
up arrow 32%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 9%
National Average
$175,000
Project Management
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 35 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
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 20%
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