Neuroscientist Salary

A Neuroscientist earns an average salary of $72,702 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$36,766 - $119,473
$37K
$71K
$120K
MEDIAN: $71,485
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50%
90%

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$15.00 - $38.97
$20
MEDIAN: $20.00
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$0$124K
Salary $36,766 - $119,473
Bonus $5,000
Total Pay (?
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$34,687 - $124,376
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $20.00
Overtime $35.00
Annual Data $0$124K
Bonus $5,000
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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$34,687 - $124,376
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Neuroscientist

A neuroscientist studies the function of the human nervous system. The brain, spinal cord, and nerve cells are all included within the realm of a neuroscientist’s expertise. It is common for neuroscientists to specialize their knowledge in one part of the broad realm of neuroscience, such as how psychiatric disorders occur due to imbalances within the nervous system.

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Neuroscientist Tasks

  • Research and analyze neurological responses in laboratory and clinical settings.
  • Work as part of a lab or multi-function research team.
  • Write and present reports on findings and data analysis.
  • Create or improve technology and medical devices or procedures.

Neuroscientist Job Listings

Key Stats for Neuroscientist

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Neuroscientist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲39%

Experienced
▲13%

Entry-Level
▲6%

National Average
$71,000

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 9%