Entry-Level Epidemiologist Salary

The average Entry-Level Epidemiologist can expect to rake in roughly $57K annually. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Epidemiologists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Entry-Level Epidemiologists survey respondents are women (75 percent). This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$40,693 - $79,507
$41K
$57K
$80K
MEDIAN: $56,834
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$18.08 - $39.33
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MEDIAN: $25.28
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,693 - $79,507  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,022  
Total Pay (?
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$40,563 - $80,047  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 268
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$18.08 - $39.33  
   
Overtime
$32.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,022  
   
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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$40,563 - $80,047  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $56,536

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Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Epidemiologists, New York offers exceptional salaries, 26 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Epidemiologists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Detroit (+8 percent), Seattle (+8 percent), Washington (+5 percent), and Atlanta (+2 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Entry-Level Epidemiologists is geography, with workers in Montgomery earning a whopping 35 percent below the national average. Phoenix and Lansing are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 12 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Epidemiologist

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Epidemiologist Salaries

Research Analysis
▲4%


SAS
▲3%


National Average
$57,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 8%