For Entry-Level Epidemiologists, yearly average wages total $58K annually. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Epidemiologists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Entry-Level Epidemiologists make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$40,841 - $81,454
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$41K
$58K
$81K
MEDIAN: $57,900
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$17.70 - $38.00
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$18
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$38
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,841 - $81,454  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
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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$40,758 - $81,505  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 266
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$17.70 - $38.00  
   
Overtime
$27.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
   
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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$40,758 - $81,505  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,513

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New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Epidemiologists, 23 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Epidemiologists will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+7 percent) and Washington (+3 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 13 percent south of the national average, can be found in Phoenix. Employers also pay below the national average in Denver (12 percent lower) and Lansing (8 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Epidemiologist Salaries

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Public Health
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National Average
$58,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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