The typical Merck Principal Scientist salary is $150,297. Principal Scientist salaries at Merck can range from $129,672 - $170,964. This estimate is based upon 26 Merck Principal Scientist salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods. When factoring in bonuses and additional compensation, a Principal Scientist at Merck can expect to make an average total pay of $165,957 . See all Principal Scientist salaries to learn how this stacks up in the market.
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