Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Toxicologist is $86,480
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Toxicologists?
An entry-level Toxicologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,560 based on 27 salaries. An early career Toxicologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,301 based on 140 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Toxicologists Do?
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.
Some toxicologists may be in charge of …Read more
- 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.