Experienced Principal Scientist Salary
Median pay for Experienced Principal Scientists is around $123K annually. Final cash compensation to Experienced Principal Scientists varies from around $94K to approximately $163K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $25K and $40K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction for Experienced Principal Scientists is high. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn vision coverage. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Experienced Principal Scientists who answered the questionnnaire. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
|Salary||$91,599 - $149,455|
|Bonus||$3,250 - $25,053|
|Profit Sharing||$1,007 - $39,911|
|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).)
|$93,862 - $163,465|
Popular Employer Salaries for Principal Scientist
Pay for Experienced Principal Scientists is the lowest at Pfizer, Inc., which has a median salary of $125K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $136K.
Key Stats for Principal Scientist
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