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Drug Safety Specialist Salary

For Drug Safety Specialists, yearly average wages total $76K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most claim medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Drug Safety Specialists making up 73 percent. Most Drug Safety Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$51,395 - $103,068
(Median)
$51K
$76K
$100K
MEDIAN: $76,462
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$16.70 - $51.06
(Median)
$17
$31
$51
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,395 - $103,068  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,183  
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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$49,339 - $109,215  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 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 - $10,183  
   
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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$49,339 - $109,215  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 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 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$77,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 80% employee benefits None: 7%
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