Neuroscientist Salary

A Neuroscientist earns an average salary of $72,702 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$37,095 - $102,900
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$100K
MEDIAN: $72,702
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$39,996 - $122,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Job Description for Neuroscientist

A neuroscientist studies the function of the human nervous system. The brain, spinal cord, and nerve cells are all included within the realm of a neuroscientist’s expertise. It is common for neuroscientists to specialize their knowledge in one part of the broad realm of neuroscience, such as how psychiatric disorders occur due to imbalances within the nervous system.

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Neuroscientist Tasks

  • Research and analyze neurological responses in laboratory and clinical settings.
  • Create or improve technology and medical devices or procedures.
  • Work as part of a lab or multi-function research team
  • Write and present reports on findings and data anlysis.

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Key Stats for Neuroscientist

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Neuroscientist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲8%

Entry-Level
▲1%

National Average
$74,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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