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Pharmacologist Salary

A Pharmacologist earns an average salary of $103,264 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$56,728 - $124,717
(Median)
$57K
$100K
$120K
MEDIAN: $103,263
10%
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$56,728 - $124,717  
   
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$0.00 - $5,007  
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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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$55,295 - $126,861  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70

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Job Description for Pharmacologist

  • Provide expert input about clinical research and pharmacology data.
  • Document and reproduce results, calling out key variables and equipment needs.
  • Identify, develop, test and optimize drugs and their manufacturing methods and techniques.
  • Design and conduct experiments and trials to test hypotheses.

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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Pharmacologist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$104,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 8%