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The average cancer researcher salary in District of Columbia, United States is $106,993 or an equivalent hourly rate of $51. This is 14% higher (+$13,437) than the average cancer researcher salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,760. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in District of Columbia, United States.
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An entry level cancer researcher (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $80,078. On the other end, a senior level cancer researcher (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $129,582.

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Conduct research dealing with the understanding of human diseases and the improvement of human health. Engage in clinical investigation, research and development, or other related activities. Includes physicians, dentists, public health specialists, pharmacologists, and medical pathologists who primarily conduct research. Practitioners who primarily provide medical or dental care or dispense drugs are included in “Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners” (29-1000).

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