Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Training Requirements for Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Medical scientists, except epidemiologists need a doctoral or professional degree.

Degrees for Medical scientists, except epidemiologists
Percent
Less than High School 0.4
High School 0.6
Some College 0.5
Associates Degree 0.9
Bachelors Degree 19.3
Masters Degree 23.8
Doctorate or Professional Degree 54.5

Employment Outlook for Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

This represents about 107,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 9,000 more medical scientists, except epidemiologists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 42,000 more.

Typical Income for Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Hourly Income

On average,medical scientists, except epidemiologists make $45.68 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Medical scientists, except epidemiologists $21.42 $27.40 $38.72 $56.17 $76.72
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
Medical scientists $21.46 $27.40 $38.33 $55.51 $76.00
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, medical scientists, except epidemiologists make $95,000 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Medical scientists, except epidemiologists $44,550 $57,000 $80,530 $116,840 $159,570
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
Medical scientists $44,640 $56,990 $79,730 $115,450 $158,070
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

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