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The average neuroscientist salary in United States is $99,614 or an equivalent hourly rate of $48. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,690. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level neuroscientist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $65,982. On the other end, a senior level neuroscientist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $135,460.

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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).

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