Pharmacologist Salary

A Pharmacologist earns an average salary of $103,073 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.

$56,506 - $124,806
(Median)
$57K
$100K
$120K
MEDIAN: $103,073
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$56,506 - $124,806  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,913  
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$55,147 - $126,584  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$104,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 13%
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