Epidemiologist

Epidemiologist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$80,000
$41,000
Min 10%
$80,000
Median 50%
$157,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Morgantown, WV
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does an epidemiologist make?
The national average salary for an Epidemiologist in the United States is $81,069 per year or $38.98 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $157,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $41,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Epidemiologists are Non Profits companies and Professional companies. States with the highest Epidemiologist salaries include Alaska, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, and West Virginia. The typical tenure for an Epidemiologist is 3.0 years.
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Average Epidemiologist Salary By Location

Epidemiologists in the United States of America make on average $81,069 a year or $38.98 per hour. The top city when it comes to Epidemiologist salaries is Morgantown, WV at $121,195 per year. Even an entry-level Epidemiologist makes $57,000 per year in Morgantown, WV. Some of the states with the best Epidemiologist salaries are Alaska, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, West Virginia, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire. South Dakota, Minnesota, North Dakota, Idaho, and Montana are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
1
Morgantown, WV
Morgantown, WV
$121,195
$121,195
2
2
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$118,082
$118,082
3
3
Hoboken, NJ
Hoboken, NJ
$117,276
$117,276
4
4
New York, NY
New York, NY
$117,235
$117,235
5
5
Baton Rouge, LA
Baton Rouge, LA
$116,408
$116,408

Map of Epidemiologist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Epidemiologists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Epidemiologist Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries an Epidemiologist makes. The most abundant employment opportunities for Epidemiologists are in Non Profits companies and Professional companies. Epidemiologists at The Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County and City of Waco - Public Information report the highest salaries. Also, companies like Henry Ford Health System and Children's Memorial Hospital pay their Epidemiologists very well.

Average Epidemiologist Pay By Industry

Epidemiologist salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Pharmaceutical companies, and Health Care companies pay higher-than-average wages for Epidemiologists. Manufacturing companies pay their Epidemiologists the highest wages, averaging $113,316 per year. Pharmaceutical companies and Health Care companies pay well too, at $80,163 and $79,197, respectively. At $77,250, the average salary for Epidemiologists in the Non Profits industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
1
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$113,316
$113,316
2
2
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
$80,163
$80,163
3
3
Health Care
Health Care
$79,197
$79,197
4
4
Non Profits
Non Profits
$77,250
$77,250

Epidemiologist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Epidemiologist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Epidemiologist Mid-Level, Ep194
03/05/2020
$57,052
Epidemiologist Specialist 13
03/03/2020
$62,568
Epidemiologist 3 (Doh4844)
02/10/2020
$77,952
Epidemiologist
01/29/2020
$56,757
Epidemiologist
01/29/2020
$46,203
Epidemiologist
01/24/2020
$97,976
Epidemiologist
01/24/2020
$70,815
Epidemiologist
01/23/2020
$55,184
Epidemiologist
12/30/2019
$46,203
State of Oklahoma
Epidemiologist
12/27/2019
$53,000
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