Medical Scientist Salary

The average salary for a Medical Scientist is $87,352 per year.

$60,000 - $165,000

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$60,000 - $165,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $26,631  
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$43,657 - $154,563  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Job Description for Medical Scientist

A medical scientist is someone who works to try to gain a better understanding of human anatomical processes, diseases, and related biological research. Universities, pharmaceutical and biomedical companies, and research hospitals may employ medical scientists. The medical scientist will typically base his or her career around a mix of research and analysis, as well as producing detailed finding papers and teaching work.

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Medical Scientist Tasks

  • Investigate cause, progress, life cycle, or mode of transmission of diseases or parasites.
  • Evaluate effects of drugs, gases, pesticides, parasites, and microorganisms at various levels.
  • Plan and direct studies to investigate human or animal disease, preventive methods, and treatments for disease.
  • Conduct research to develop methodologies, instrumentation and procedures for medical application, analyzing data and presenting findings.
  • Prepare and analyze organ, tissue and cell samples to identify toxicity, bacteria, or microorganisms, or to study cell structure.

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Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 20%
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