Principal Investigator, Laboratory Research Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Principal Investigator, Laboratory Research is $98,861 per year.
Principal Investigator, Laboratory Research Total Pay (?
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$67,960 - $135,046
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National Salary Data

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$67,960 - $135,046  
   
Bonus
$995 - $19,835  
Profit Sharing
$2,035 - $10,084  
Total Pay (?
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$59,078 - $151,812  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 167
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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

Boston
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Cambridge
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National Average
$104,000
Wilmington
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Experience Affects Principal Investigator, Laboratory Research Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$104,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 10%
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