A Neuroscientist earns an average salary of $75,023 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$38,500 - $114,913
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$38K
$75K
$110K
MEDIAN: $75,022
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$40,342 - $135,301  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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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

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

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Experience Affects Neuroscientist Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$77,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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