The average pay for a Toxicologist is $78,791 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Microsoft Word is associated with high pay for this job.
Toxicologist Total Pay (?
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$48,812 - $117,224
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MEDIAN: $78,791
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Toxicologist Total Pay (?
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$12.38 - $64.50
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,812 - $117,224  
   
Bonus
$100.00 - $19,774  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $14,681  
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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$44,585 - $123,243  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 188
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.38 - $64.50  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$100.00 - $19,774  
   
Profit Sharing
$511 - $14,681  
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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$44,585 - $123,243  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 188
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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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Experience Affects Toxicologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%
Experienced
up arrow 24%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$79,000

Skills That Affect Toxicologist Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 12%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%
National Average
$79,000
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Gender
Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 7%
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