Average Medical Scientist Salary in South Africa

Average Medical Scientist Salary in South Africa

R259,899
Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
10%
ZAR 118k
MEDIAN
ZAR 260k
90%
ZAR 583k

The average salary for a Medical Scientist is R259,899

Base Salary
R118k - R583k
Bonus
R3k - R35k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R81k
Commission
R0 - R113k
Total Pay
R119k - R588k
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What Do Medical Scientists Do?

Medical Scientist Tasks
  • Conduct research to develop methodologies, instrumentation and procedures for medical application, analyzing data and presenting findings.
  • Prepare and analyze organ, tissue and cell samples to identify toxicity, bacteria, or microorganisms, or to study cell structure.
  • Plan and direct studies to investigate human or animal disease, preventive methods, and treatments for disease.
  • Investigate cause, progress, life cycle, or mode of transmission of diseases or parasites.
  • Evaluate effects of drugs, gases, pesticides, parasites, and microorganisms at various levels.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
84.6%
Male
15.4%
This data is based on 26 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

69%

Dental

4%

Vision

4%

None

31%