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348 Principal Scientist Salaries

Principal Scientists earn $104,000 annually on average, or $50 per hour, which is 45% more than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Principal Scientists work for Fair Isaac at $171,000 annually while the lowest paid Principal Scientists work for Brown and Caldwell earning approximately $72,000 each year.

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$128K Capital One's Average Principal Scientist Salary (2 salaries)

+$24K (20%) more than national average Principal Scientist salary ($104K)
+$73K (79%) more than average Capital One salary ($55K)
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+$2K (1%) more than average Capital One Principal Scientist salary ($128K)
"It's a bit lower."
-$3K (2%) less than average Capital One Principal Scientist salary ($128K)
"n/a"

$103K Osram Sylvania's Average Principal Scientist Salary (4 salaries)

Equal to national average Principal Scientist salary ($104K)
+$49K (62%) more than average Osram Sylvania salary ($54K)
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+$2K (1%) more than average Osram Sylvania Principal Scientist salary ($103K)
"The pay at OSRAM was for the work I do 2008-2010, but not since 2012 to 2014. In this time I have not more promotions and career evaluation."
-$2K (1%) less than average Osram Sylvania Principal Scientist salary ($103K)
-$22K (23%) less than average Osram Sylvania Principal Scientist salary ($103K)
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$128K Oracle's Average Principal Scientist Salary (3 salaries)

+$24K (20%) more than national average Principal Scientist salary ($104K)
+$33K (29%) more than average Oracle salary ($95K)
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+$12K (8%) more than average Oracle Principal Scientist salary ($128K)
"The pay is excellent, I feel well-compensated for my efforts and I regularly receive recognition for delivering results."
+$2K (1%) more than average Oracle Principal Scientist salary ($128K)
-$13K (10%) less than average Oracle Principal Scientist salary ($128K)

$120K Alcon's Average Principal Scientist Salary (3 salaries)

+$16K (14%) more than national average Principal Scientist salary ($104K)
+$55K (59%) more than average Alcon salary ($65K)
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+$10K (8%) more than average Alcon Principal Scientist salary ($120K)
"Better than competitors"
-$9K (7%) less than average Alcon Principal Scientist salary ($120K)
Equal to average Alcon Principal Scientist salary ($120K)

$141K Johns Hopkins University's Average Principal Scientist Salary (2 salaries)

+$37K (30%) more than national average Principal Scientist salary ($104K)
+$99K (108%) more than average Johns Hopkins University salary ($42K)
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Equal to average Johns Hopkins University Principal Scientist salary ($141K)
"I think the pay is average for this kind of work. I own the place."
Equal to average Johns Hopkins University Principal Scientist salary ($141K)

$180K Scottfree Analytics LLC's Average Principal Scientist Salary (1 salaries)

+$76K (53%) more than national average Principal Scientist salary ($104K)
Equal to average Scottfree Analytics LLC salary ($180K)
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Equal to average Scottfree Analytics LLC Principal Scientist salary ($180K)
"Very good"

$160K Molex's Average Principal Scientist Salary (1 salaries)

+$56K (42%) more than national average Principal Scientist salary ($104K)
+$96K (85%) more than average Molex salary ($64K)
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Equal to average Molex Principal Scientist salary ($160K)
"good engineers cost more"

$143K Western Digital's Average Principal Scientist Salary (1 salaries)

+$39K (31%) more than national average Principal Scientist salary ($104K)
+$64K (57%) more than average Western Digital salary ($79K)
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Equal to average Western Digital Principal Scientist salary ($143K)
"The pay at Western Digital is decent for the work I do."

$132K First Light Diagnostics' Average Principal Scientist Salary (1 salaries)

+$28K (23%) more than national average Principal Scientist salary ($104K)
Equal to average First Light Diagnostics salary ($132K)
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Equal to average First Light Diagnostics Principal Scientist salary ($132K)
"It’s a very good salary, fairly competitive"

$120K ROSS Group, PLC's Average Principal Scientist Salary (1 salaries)

+$16K (14%) more than national average Principal Scientist salary ($104K)
Equal to average ROSS Group, PLC salary ($120K)
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Equal to average ROSS Group, PLC Principal Scientist salary ($120K)
"Salary was fine, but there was no other benefits - no 401 k, no short or long term disability"
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