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Drug Safety Specialist Salary

The average Drug Safety Specialist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $76K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Drug Safety Specialists. Most Drug Safety Specialists survey respondents are women (72 percent). A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision plans. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$49,579 - $103,068
(Median)
$50K
$76K
$100K
MEDIAN: $76,304
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90%

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

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,579 - $103,068  
   
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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$46,726 - $109,215  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109
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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$46,726 - $109,215  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$77,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 7%