**Associate Principal Scientists earn $101,000 annually on average**, or $49 per hour, which is 49% more than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Associate Principal Scientists work for AstraZeneca at $106,000 annually while the lowest paid Associate Principal Scientists work for Roche earning approximately $96,000 each year.

+$5K (4%) more than **national average Associate Principal Scientist salary ($101K)**

+$32K (35%) more than **average AstraZeneca salary ($74K)**

+$5K (4%) more than **average AstraZeneca Associate Principal Scientist salary ($106K)**

-$5K (4%) less than **average AstraZeneca Associate Principal Scientist salary ($106K)**

+$4K (3%) more than **average AstraZeneca Associate Principal Scientist salary ($106K)**

-$5K (5%) less than **national average Associate Principal Scientist salary ($101K)**

+$26K (31%) more than **average Roche salary ($70K)**

-$15K (16%) less than **average Roche Associate Principal Scientist salary ($96K)**

-$11K (12%) less than **average Roche Associate Principal Scientist salary ($96K)**

-$15K (16%) less than **average Roche Associate Principal Scientist salary ($96K)**

+$7K (6%) more than **national average Associate Principal Scientist salary ($101K)**

+$34K (37%) more than **average Merck salary ($74K)**

+$3K (2%) more than **average Merck Associate Principal Scientist salary ($108K)**

+$3K (2%) more than **average Merck Associate Principal Scientist salary ($108K)**

-$7K (6%) less than **average Merck Associate Principal Scientist salary ($108K)**

+$31K (36%) more than **average Schering-Plough salary ($70K)**

+$19K (17%) more than **national average Associate Principal Scientist salary ($101K)**

+$47K (48%) more than **average ITT Corp. salary ($73K)**

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