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Principal Investigator Salary

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Salary Data for Principal Investigator

$64,378 (USD)/yr

$31 (USD)/hr

$1,391 (USD)/yr

$63,581 (USD)/yr

$31 (USD)/hr

$1,391 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Study the origin, development, and behavior of human beings. May study the way of life, language, or physical characteristics of people in various parts of the world. May engage in systematic recovery and examination of material evidence, such as tools or pottery remaining from past human cultures, in order to determine the history, customs, and living habits of earlier civilizations.
The average principal investigator salary in United States is $64,378 or an equivalent hourly rate of $31. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,391. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$46,369 (USD)

$79,246 (USD)

Education

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Salary Potential

$74,631 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Principal Investigator will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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