Pharmacologist Salary

A Pharmacologist earns an average salary of $103,641 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 - $124,677

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$56,728 - $124,677  
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$53,719 - $125,924  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 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

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

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


22 %
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 13%