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Pharmaceutical Scientist Salary

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

$65,541 (USD)/yr

$32 (USD)/hr

$1,265 (USD)/yr

$64,729 (USD)/yr

$31 (USD)/hr

$1,265 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Study the chemical composition or physical principles of living cells and organisms, their electrical and mechanical energy, and related phenomena. May conduct research to further understanding of the complex chemical combinations and reactions involved in metabolism, reproduction, growth, and heredity. May determine the effects of foods, drugs, serums, hormones, and other substances on tissues and vital processes of living organisms.
The average pharmaceutical scientist salary in United States is $65,541 or an equivalent hourly rate of $32. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,265. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$47,206 (USD)

$80,744 (USD)

Education

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Salary Potential

$75,980 (USD)

16 %

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

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