**Principal Investigators earn $90,000 annually on average**, or $43 per hour, which is 35% more than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Principal Investigators work for XenPort at $153,000 annually while the lowest paid Principal Investigators work for Sanofi earning approximately $46,000 each year.

+$60K (50%) more than **national average Principal Investigator salary ($90K)**

+$81K (73%) more than **average Centennial College salary ($69K)**

-$2K (2%) less than **national average Principal Investigator salary ($90K)**

+$28K (37%) more than **average DuPont salary ($60K)**

+$23K (23%) more than **average DuPont Principal Investigator salary ($88K)**

+$41K (37%) more than **average DuPont Principal Investigator salary ($88K)**

+$12K (12%) more than **average DuPont Principal Investigator salary ($88K)**

-$3K (3%) less than **national average Principal Investigator salary ($90K)**

+$36K (52%) more than **average Covance salary ($51K)**

-$6K (7%) less than **average Covance Principal Investigator salary ($87K)**

-$4K (4%) less than **average Covance Principal Investigator salary ($87K)**

+$4K (4%) more than **average Covance Principal Investigator salary ($87K)**

+$28K (26%) more than **national average Principal Investigator salary ($90K)**

+$47K (49%) more than **average Lockheed Martin salary ($71K)**

+$33K (24%) more than **average Lockheed Martin Principal Investigator salary ($118K)**

-$17K (15%) less than **average Lockheed Martin Principal Investigator salary ($118K)**

-$17K (15%) less than **average Lockheed Martin Principal Investigator salary ($118K)**

+$10K (10%) more than **national average Principal Investigator salary ($90K)**

+$28K (32%) more than **average General Dynamics salary ($72K)**

-$11K (13%) less than **national average Principal Investigator salary ($90K)**

-$2K (2%) less than **average Physical Optics salary ($81K)**

-$1K (1%) less than **average Physical Optics Principal Investigator salary ($79K)**

-$1K (1%) less than **average Physical Optics Principal Investigator salary ($79K)**

+$1K (1%) more than **average Physical Optics Principal Investigator salary ($79K)**

+$63K (51%) more than **national average Principal Investigator salary ($90K)**

+$77K (67%) more than **average XenPort salary ($76K)**

-$2K (1%) less than **average XenPort Principal Investigator salary ($153K)**

+$2K (1%) more than **average XenPort Principal Investigator salary ($153K)**

+$3K (3%) more than **national average Principal Investigator salary ($90K)**

+$53K (79%) more than **average American Red Cross salary ($40K)**

+$2K (2%) more than **average American Red Cross Principal Investigator salary ($93K)**

-$3K (3%) less than **average American Red Cross Principal Investigator salary ($93K)**

-$16K (19%) less than **national average Principal Investigator salary ($90K)**

+$24K (38%) more than **average Ceramatec salary ($50K)**

+$7K (9%) more than **average Ceramatec Principal Investigator salary ($74K)**

-$8K (11%) less than **average Ceramatec Principal Investigator salary ($74K)**

-$24K (30%) less than **national average Principal Investigator salary ($90K)**

+$25K (46%) more than **average National Science Foundation salary ($41K)**

+$25K (31%) more than **average National Science Foundation Principal Investigator salary ($66K)**

-$26K (49%) less than **average National Science Foundation Principal Investigator salary ($66K)**

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