$82,726
Avg. Salary
$23.70
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$7,785

Bonus

$6,878

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Toxicologist is $23.70 per hour.

The average pay for a Toxicologist is $82,726 per year.

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$12.99
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MEDIAN $82,726
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MEDIAN: $82,726
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$0$138K
Salary $48,447 - $132,017
Bonus $993 - $17,688
Profit Sharing $6,878
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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$44,395 - $138,243
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 298
Hourly Data $0$62
Hourly Rate $12.99 - $62.84
Hourly Tips $2.86
Overtime $20.00 - $59.60
Annual Data $0$138K
Bonus $993 - $17,688
Profit Sharing $6,878
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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$44,395 - $138,243
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 51

Job Description

Toxicologists perform various tests and conduct research to determine the effects of chemicals on humans and animals, and they are often employed in the pharmaceutical field. They are usually present from the development phases to the product's release on the market, as well as for ongoing analysis of consumers and long-term use, and they generally conduct investigations, tests, and studies to determine whether a drug or chemical is safe for human use.

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Toxicologist Tasks
  • Perform toxicological analyses to detect, understand, defend, and profile materials and compounds.
  • Review laboratory and/or human studies to assess dangers, exposures, and protocols.
  • Create hazard training and documentation materials specific to particular workers.
  • Support labeling and materials records, including warnings and suggested substitutions.

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Popular Skills


Survey takers who work as Toxicologists usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in toxicology, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 19 percent. Those educated in Microsoft Excel tend to be well versed in Microsoft Word.

Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Toxicologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Toxicologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 83 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Toxicologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Toxicologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 50 salaries. A Toxicologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 28 salaries.

Q: What is it like working as a Toxicologist?

Toxicologist in Seattle:
"Toxicologist 2 cents of advice."
Don't stay in a study director position for too long, learn some computational tox.

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5-9 years
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How Experience Affects Salaries

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How Skills Affect Salaries

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National Average
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Job Satisfaction

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based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 7%