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The average salary for a Principal Investigator (Unspecified Type) is $69,248.
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$42k - $138k
$497 - $17k
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$0 - $6k
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$40k - $148k

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Popular Skills for Principal Investigator (Unspecified Type)

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Pay by Experience Level for Principal Investigator (Unspecified Type)

An entry-level Principal Investigator (Unspecified Type) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,110 based on 6 salaries. An early career Principal Investigator (Unspecified Type) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,513 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Principal Investigator (Unspecified Type) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Principal Investigator (Unspecified Type) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,155 based on 53 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,686.
Employees with Principal Investigator (Unspecified Type) in their job title in Cambridge, Massachusetts earn an average of 96.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (15.2% more) and Dallas, Texas (5.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (34.4% less), Phoenix, Arizona (13.4% less) and Columbus, Ohio (8.7% less).

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