Average Medical Scientist Salary

$80,448
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$41k
MEDIAN
$80k
90%
$174k

The average salary for a Medical Scientist is $80,448

Base Salary
$41k - $174k
Bonus
$52 - $48k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$47k - $156k
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What Do Medical Scientists Do?

Medical Scientist Tasks
  • Conduct research to develop methodologies, instrumentation and procedures for medical application, analyzing data and presenting findings.
  • Prepare and analyze organ, tissue and cell samples to identify toxicity, bacteria, or microorganisms, or to study cell structure.
  • Plan and direct studies to investigate human or animal disease, preventive methods, and treatments for disease.
  • Investigate cause, progress, life cycle, or mode of transmission of diseases or parasites.
  • Evaluate effects of drugs, gases, pesticides, parasites, and microorganisms at various levels.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
70.6%
Male
29.4%
This data is based on 17 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

88%

Dental

73%

Vision

69%

None

12%