How much does a Senior Scientist make in Philadelphia, PA?

Updated 8 Dec 2021
US$105K /yr
Average Base Pay

391 salaries

US$79K

Low

US$105K

Average

US$140K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
AverageUS$10,869RangeUS$3,565 - US$33,139
The average salary for Senior Scientist is US$104,995 per year in the Philadelphia, PA, United States Area. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Scientist in the Philadelphia, PA, United States Area is US$10,869, with a range from US$3,565 - US$33,139. Salaries estimates are based on 391 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Scientist employees in the Philadelphia, PA, United States Area.

Seniority Levels

L3
Senior Research ScientistUS$110K /yr
L4
Leader of ResearchUS$52K /yr
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US$137,817

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Merck
4.2

Merck

Senior Scientist

US$112,545

 /yr
Range: US$74K - US$143K
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US$74K

US$143K

US$73,552 - US$142,706 Range

GlaxoSmithKline
3.9

GlaxoSmithKline

Senior Scientist

US$90,326

 /yr
Range: US$79K - US$128K

US$79K

US$128K

US$79,000 - US$128,271 Range

Johnson & Johnson
4.3

Johnson & Johnson

Senior Scientist

US$137,132

 /yr
Range: US$101K - US$153K

US$101K

US$153K

US$100,733 - US$152,635 Range

Janssen
4.2

Janssen

Senior Scientist

US$142,995

 /yr
Range: US$132K - US$155K

US$132K

US$155K

US$132,069 - US$155,400 Range

Frontage Laboratories
3.2

Frontage Laboratories

Senior Scientist

US$76,911

 /yr
Range: US$64K - US$99K

US$64K

US$99K

US$63,969 - US$98,678 Range

Janssen Research & Development
4

Janssen Research & Development

Senior Scientist

US$137,453

 /yr
Range: US$117K - US$176K

US$117K

US$176K

US$117,252 - US$175,915 Range

WuXi AppTec
3

WuXi AppTec

Senior Scientist

US$101,718

 /yr
Range: US$90K - US$118K

US$90K

US$118K

US$89,711 - US$117,815 Range

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Rohm and Haas
3.8

Rohm and Haas

Senior Scientist

US$106,898

 /yr
Range: US$105K - US$110K

US$105K

US$110K

US$104,527 - US$110,391 Range

AstraZeneca
4.2

AstraZeneca

Senior Scientist

US$107,619

 /yr
Range: US$101K - US$144K

US$101K

US$144K

US$100,703 - US$143,524 Range

PPD
4

PPD

Senior Scientist

US$68,465

 /yr
Range: US$67K - US$75K

US$67K

US$75K

US$67,054 - US$75,266 Range

Alliance Pharma
4.4

Alliance Pharma

Senior Scientist

US$95,578

 /yr
Range: US$87K - US$109K

US$87K

US$109K

US$87,103 - US$108,997 Range

Abzena
2.6

Abzena

Senior Scientist

US$90,362

 /yr
Range: US$83K - US$101K

US$83K

US$101K

US$82,880 - US$101,134 Range

Franklin Fuel Cells

Franklin Fuel Cells

Senior Scientist

US$114,115

 /yr
Range: US$110K - US$118K

US$110K

US$118K

US$110,134 - US$118,095 Range

Eurofins Scientific
3.4

Eurofins Scientific

Senior Scientist - Hourly

US$36

 /hr
Range: US$29 - US$37

US$29

US$37

US$29 - US$37 Range

WuXi Advanced Therapies

Senior Scientist

US$102,155

 /yr
Range: US$92K - US$108K

US$92K

US$108K

US$91,750 - US$107,564 Range

Spark Therapeutics
4.1

Spark Therapeutics

Senior Scientist

US$119,791

 /yr
Range: US$112K - US$156K

US$112K

US$156K

US$112,459 - US$155,780 Range

Absorption Systems
4

Absorption Systems

Senior Scientist

US$66,285

 /yr
Range: US$54K - US$90K

US$54K

US$90K

US$53,827 - US$90,050 Range

LifeSensors
3.4

LifeSensors

Senior Scientist

US$68,502

 /yr
Range: US$58K - US$81K

US$58K

US$81K

US$57,856 - US$80,665 Range

Siemens
4.1

Siemens

Senior Scientist

US$133,360

 /yr
Range: US$121K - US$136K

US$121K

US$136K

US$121,140 - US$135,805 Range

Teva Pharmaceuticals
3.6

Teva Pharmaceuticals

Senior Scientist

US$152,269

 /yr
Range: US$138K - US$177K

US$138K

US$177K

US$137,909 - US$177,361 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Scientist salaries

The average salary for a Senior Scientist is US$104,995 per year in Philadelphia, PA, United States Area. Salaries estimates are based on 391 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Scientist employees in Philadelphia, PA, United States Area.

The highest salary for a Senior Scientist in Philadelphia, PA, United States Area is US$139,524 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Scientist in Philadelphia, PA, United States Area is US$79,011 per year.

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