Chief Science Officer Salary

A Chief Science Officer earns an average salary of $124,916 per year.

$77,735 - $255,969
$78K
$140K
$260K
MEDIAN: $139,269
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$0$290K
Salary $77,735 - $255,969
Bonus $24,566
Profit Sharing $12,500
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$77,735 - $290,874
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Chief Science Officer

  • Oversee all aspects of scientific research strategy, and identify and close gaps in current program.
  • Report to senior management and provide overall leadership and achievement of mission's statement in scientific research.
  • Work with senior management to identify and target biotech, pharmaceutical and other investment partners.
  • Manage the research department, recruiting and maintaining research staff.

Chief Science Officer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Science Officer

Pay by Experience for a Chief Science Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Science Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 7 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Science Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $136,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Chief Science Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $147,000 based on 9 salaries. A Chief Science Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $210,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Chief Science Officer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Chief Science Officer Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

National Average
$149,000

Experienced
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 15%
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