Principal Researcher Salary

A Principal Researcher earns an average salary of $120,275 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$64,635 - $152,823
$65K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $120,275
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Salary
$64,635 - $152,823  
   
Bonus
$1,500 - $30,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$65,246 - $169,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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Key Stats for Principal Researcher

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
16%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Principal Researcher Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$124,000

Late-Career
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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