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Drug Safety Specialist Salary

Earnings for Drug Safety Specialists in the United States come in at around $77K annually on average. Most Drug Safety Specialists survey respondents are women (75 percent). Most receive medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision plans. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$50,507 - $102,998
(Median)
$51K
$77K
$100K
MEDIAN: $76,819
10%
50%
90%

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$16.70 - $51.06
(Median)
$17
$31
$51
MEDIAN: $30
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,507 - $102,998  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,203  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,619 - $109,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 110
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.70 - $51.06  
   
Overtime
$19.72 - $60.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,203  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,619 - $109,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Drug Safety Specialist

  • Complete follow-up, research cases.
  • Enter data into databases and systems, create initial reports.
  • Read, assess and organize all reports of adverse events.
  • Update and edit reports and databases or systems as needed.

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Experience Affects Drug Safety Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$77,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 79% employee benefits None: 7%
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