Medical Scientist Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Medical Scientist is $78,763 per year.
Medical Scientist Total Pay (?
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$45,531 - $138,076
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MEDIAN: $65,393
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$70,000 - $110,000  
   
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$0.00 - $21,356  
Total Pay (?
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$45,531 - $138,076  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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
25%
female alumni
 
Male
75%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 23%
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