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Medical Scientist Salary

How much does a Medical Scientist make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Medical Scientist

$135,902 (USD)/yr

$65 (USD)/hr

$4,702 (USD)/yr

$134,048 (USD)/yr

$64 (USD)/hr

$4,702 (USD)/yr

Job Description
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).
The average medical scientist salary in United States is $135,902 or an equivalent hourly rate of $65. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $4,702. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$94,014 (USD)

$169,225 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$157,547 (USD)

16 %

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

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