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Principal Investigator, Laboratory Research Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Principal Investigator, Laboratory Research is $100,441 per year.
Principal Investigator, Laboratory Research Salary (?
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$68,523 - $133,770
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National Salary Data

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$68,523 - $133,770  
   
Bonus
$996 - $19,574  
Profit Sharing
$1,965 - $5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$59,028 - $147,333  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 156
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Job Description for Principal Investigator, Laboratory Research

  • Serve as point of contact for the laboratory and/or project.
  • Oversee and train research assistants on procedures and protocol specific to the project.
  • Write and present reports and papers.
  • Supervise, coordinate, direct and ensure research is completed on deadline.
  • Write and submit grant proposals and secure other funding.

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Pay by Experience Level for Principal Investigator, Laboratory Research

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

Pay Difference By Location

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Cambridge
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National Average
$107,000
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Experience Affects Principal Investigator, Laboratory Research Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$107,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
36%
female alumni
 
Male
64%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 9%