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Medical Scientist Salary

The average salary for a Medical Scientist is $80,675 per year.
$42,500 - $132,500
(Median)
42K
73K
100K
130K
MEDIAN: $80,675
10%
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Salary
$42,500 - $132,500  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,206  
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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$40,851 - $131,148  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
United States (change)

Job Description for Medical Scientist

  • 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 5 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 18%