$108,676
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$10,000

Bonus

$5,000

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a Principal Scientist with Product Development skills is $108,676 per year.

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$0$145K
Salary $84,430 - $135,026
Bonus $1,030 - $19,979
Profit Sharing $5,000
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$87,576 - $145,829
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 126

Job Description for Principal Scientist

Principal scientists lead scientific teams, conducting research and analyzing results. The goals of this research vary according to the field and industry in which the principal scientists are employed. For example, principal scientists working in commercial manufacturing and other fields within the private sector typically look for ways to improve products or create new products or technologies. Principal scientists n academia seek to build on existing knowledge or technology; their aim is generally the advancement of the science itself versus improving a company’s commercial advantage.

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Principal Scientist Tasks
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative research to improve existing products or develop new ones.
  • Coordinate with other departmental team leads to produce effective business solutions, and provide updates to project managers.
  • Provide technical guidance on area of expertise and respond to internal and external queries.
  • Monitor staff performance and conduct annual performance reviews.
  • Lead a team of researchers, and coordinate work activity and training sessions.

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Key Stats for Principal Scientist

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
5-9 years
60%
10-19 years
40%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 84%
no benefits
None: 5%