Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Pharmacologist is $98,141
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacologists?
An entry-level Pharmacologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,216 based on 7 salaries. An early career Pharmacologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,238 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Pharmacologists Do?
Pharmacologists are scientists who study and report on the ways medicines and drugs interact with humans and animals at all levels, from cells and tissues to organ systems and the entire body. They also help pharmaceutical companies to establish parameters for effectiveness and safety in dosages for clinical trials and consumer markets alike, as well as discover side effects that can include both harmful reactions and ancillary benefits to drugs. Some pharmacologists also work in toxicology …Read more
- Identify, develop, test and optimize drugs and their manufacturing methods and techniques.
- Design and conduct experiments and trials to test hypotheses.
- Provide expert input about clinical research and pharmacology data.
- Document and reproduce results, calling out key variables and equipment needs.