Chief Scientific Officer Salary in the United States

How much does a Chief Scientific Officer make in the United States? The average Chief Scientific Officer salary in the United States is $181,304 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $137,610 and $228,486. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Chief Scientific Officer?

A chief science officer (C.S.O.) is a position at the head of scientific research operations at organizations or companies performing significant scientific research projects....

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