Toxicologist Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Toxicologist is $79,662 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Toxicologist Salary (?
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$48,881 - $112,200
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $79,661
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Toxicologist Salary (?
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$8.05 - $96.96
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,881 - $112,200  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,797  
Profit Sharing
$1,300 - $4,750  
Total Pay (?
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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$42,201 - $117,365  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 157
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$8.05 - $96.96  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,797  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,300 - $4,750  
Total Pay (?
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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$42,201 - $117,365  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Job Description for Toxicologist

  • Create hazard training and documentation materials specific to particular workers.
  • Support labeling and materials records, including warnings and suggested substitutions.
  • Perform toxicological analyses to detect, understand, defend, and profile materials and compounds.
  • Review laboratory and/or human studies to assess dangers, exposures, and protocols.

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Pay by Experience Level for Toxicologist

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

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Experience Affects Toxicologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%
Experienced
up arrow 21%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$80,000

Skills That Affect Toxicologist Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%
National Average
$80,000

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Gender

Female
44%
female alumni
 
Male
56%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 7%
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