Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Pharmacologist is $65,000
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.