$83,243
Avg. Salary
$23.51
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$7,370

Bonus

$6,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Toxicologist is $23.51 per hour.

The average pay for a Toxicologist is $83,243 per year.

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$12.94
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$23.51
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$63.02
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MEDIAN $23.51
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$49k
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$83k
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$132k
90%
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MEDIAN $83,243
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MEDIAN: $83,243
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$0$136K
Salary $48,739 - $132,140
Bonus $1,017 - $17,279
Profit Sharing $6,000
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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$44,268 - $136,483
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 291
Hourly Data $0$63
Hourly Rate $12.94 - $63.02
Hourly Tips $2.86
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$136K
Bonus $1,017 - $17,279
Profit Sharing $6,000
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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$44,268 - $136,483
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

Job Description for Toxicologist

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 for Toxicologist


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 for Toxicologist

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.

Toxicologist Advice

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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Key Stats for Toxicologist

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Toxicologist Salaries

▲28%

▲25%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$80,000

▼22%

Skills That Affect Toxicologist Salaries

toxicology
▲24%




Data Analysis
▲3%

National Average
$80,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 7%