Medical Scientist Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Medical Scientist is $79,886 per year.
Medical Scientist Salary (?
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$40,851 - $141,914
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$40,851 - $141,914  
   
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$0.00 - $21,356  
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$44,378 - $134,899  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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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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Gender

Female
20%
female alumni
 
Male
80%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 20%
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