Pharmacologist Salary

A Pharmacologist earns an average salary of $97,617 per year.

$38,000 - $122,714
$38K
$98K
$120K
MEDIAN: $97,770
10%
50%
90%

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$10.08 - $49.91
$40
MEDIAN: $40.00
50%

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$0$125K
Salary $38,000 - $122,714
Bonus $0.00 - $7,112
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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$21,670 - $125,001
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 44
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $40.00
Annual Data $0$125K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,112
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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$21,670 - $125,001
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Pharmacologist

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 fields to help companies establish the safe handling, labeling, and material safety of the substances they manufacture.

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Pharmacologist Tasks

  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Pharmacologist

Pay by Experience for a Pharmacologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Pharmacologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 33 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pharmacologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Pharmacologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 7 salaries. A Pharmacologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Pharmacologist

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Pharmacologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$97,000

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 8%