Principal Scientist Salaries in San Jose, CA

Salary estimated from 16 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: May 3, 2018
Average in San Jose, CA
$165,881 per year
20% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$66,000
$310,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Principal Scientist make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Principal Scientist is $165,881 per year in San Jose, CA, which is 20% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 16 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Principal Scientist employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Principal Scientist is 2-4 years.
Principal Scientist salaries by company in San Jose, CA
CompanyAverage salary
$159,494 per year
Principal Scientist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$180,693 per year
$159,304 per year
$144,069 per year
$120,647 per year
$134,234 per year

Principal Scientist job openings

Principal Scientist, Biology
BridGene Biosciences, Inc.
Sunnyvale, CA
Principal Scientist, Biology
Pharmacyclics, an Abbvie Company
Sunnyvale, CA
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JD.com
Mountain View, CA
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Guavus
San Jose, CA
Principal Research Scientist
Huawei
Santa Clara, CA
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Mad Science of the Bay Area
San Jose, CA
Principal Scientist jobs in San Jose, CA