$62,340
Avg. Salary
$27.92
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,300

Bonus

$4,913

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Epidemiologist is $27.92 per hour.

The average pay for an Epidemiologist is $62,340 per year.

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$19.16
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$27.92
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$46.94
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MEDIAN $27.92
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$44k
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$101k
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MEDIAN $62,340
$43,805 - $101,084
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MEDIAN: $62,340
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$0$101K
Salary $43,805 - $101,084
Bonus $0.00 - $9,894
Profit Sharing $4,913
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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$42,749 - $101,693
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 757
Hourly Data $0$71
Hourly Rate $19.16 - $46.94
Overtime $18.12 - $71.52
Annual Data $0$101K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,894
Profit Sharing $4,913
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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$42,749 - $101,693
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 87

Job Description for Epidemiologist

An epidemiologist is a research scientist who studies the relationship between the spread of communicable diseases and the cultures and vectors in which these illnesses spread. The epidemiologist collects data to cover a variety of cultural factors and then helps to find ways for populations and cultural groups to stop, or at least impede, the spread of the disease.

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Common Career Paths for Epidemiologist


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Popular Skills for Epidemiologist


Epidemiologists report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in epidemiology, Research Analysis, Statistical Analysis, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 16 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include SAS. The majority of those who know Data Analysis also know SAS.

Pay by Experience Level for Epidemiologist

Pay by Experience for an Epidemiologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Epidemiologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 300 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Epidemiologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 121 salaries. An experienced Epidemiologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 66 salaries. An Epidemiologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,136

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Epidemiologists, working in the bustling city of Washington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Epidemiologists will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+41 percent), Durham (+41 percent), New York (+19 percent), and Los Angeles (+16 percent). Falling short of the national average by 15 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Phoenix. Employers also pay below the national average in Indianapolis (12 percent lower) and Austin (9 percent lower).

Epidemiologist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Epidemiologist?

Epidemiologist in New York:
"Fast-paced, high-quality, Honest."
Pros: Global connectivity
Cons: Cost of living

Epidemiologist in San Diego:
Pros: Making a difference, my work helps public health efforts.
Cons: Poor compensation, high stress, poor management.

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Key Stats for Epidemiologist

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Epidemiologist Salaries

▲43%

▲41%

▲19%

National Average
$62,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Epidemiologist Salaries

epidemiology
▲13%


Statistical Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$62,000


SAS
▼2%

Public Health
▼3%

SAS (Statistical Analysis System)
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 8%