Salary for Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

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Medical scientists plan, study, analyze and publish the results of investigations into factors such as chemical exposure, disease, medicine and parasites on the physiological behavior of humans and animals. They may handle toxic materials, and are required to follow strict health and safety regulations. These professionals may regulate the dosage of medicine, and be involved in the creation of new medicines and methods of immunization. A doctoral degree is generally required for this position, although in some cases, Master's or Bachelor's degrees may be acceptable.

A Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologist will normally receive a salary between $50,240 and $164,650 based on experience and talent. usually get an average wage of one hundred and one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum.

are compensated at the highest average salary in Connecticut, where they can get average wages of close to about $135,570. People with this job title can make the highest salaries in Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services, which has normal pay levels of $137,180.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 53.11 percent nationwide in that time.


Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists tend to make the most in the following industries:

Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Wholesale Trade
Public Administration
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Management of Companies and Enterprises

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services
Health Care and Social Assistance
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Management of Companies and Enterprises