How Much Do Medical Scientists Make?

On average, medical scientists make $45.26 per hour or $94,150 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Medical Scientists?

Hourly income for Medical scientists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Medical scientists $21.46 $27.40 $38.33 $55.51 $76.00
Life, physical, and social science occupations $16.03 $21.67 $30.45 $43.78 $59.27
Life scientists $20.15 $25.48 $34.59 $48.11 $64.99
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Medical Scientists?

Annual salary for Medical scientists in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Medical scientists $44,640 $56,990 $79,730 $115,450 $158,070
Life, physical, and social science occupations $33,350 $45,060 $63,340 $91,060 $123,280
Life scientists $41,910 $53,000 $71,950 $100,080 $135,170
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics