MEDICAL SCIENTIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$86,000
$47,000
Min 10%
$86,000
Median 50%
$157,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Minneapolis, MN
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a medical scientist make?
As a Medical Scientist in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $86,909 per year or $41.78 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 111,000. The top 10 percent earn over $158,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $47,000 annually. Most Medical Scientist jobs are in Technology companies and Pharmaceutical companies. States with the highest Medical Scientist salaries include North Dakota, Maine, Vermont, Minnesota, and South Dakota. Most Medical Scientists spend 3.0 years in the position.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Scientist
$83,906

Average Medical Scientist Salary By Company

If you are a Medical Scientist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Technology companies and Pharmaceutical companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Companies like Berkshire Health Systems, Inc. or Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Inc. will get you the highest pay packages. Also, companies like Bristol-Myers Squibb and Health Research, Inc. pay their Medical Scientists very well.

Average Medical Scientist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Medical Scientist in the United States is $86,909 per year or $41.78 per hour. The top city when it comes to Medical Scientist salaries is Minneapolis, MN at $133,741 per year. The average entry-level salary in Minneapolis, MN is $81,000. North Dakota, Maine, Vermont, Minnesota, and South Dakota are the highest paying states. Louisiana, Kentucky, and Indiana have the lowest Medical Scientist salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Minneapolis, MN
$133,741
2
South San Francisco, CA
$125,292
3
Salt Lake City, UT
$124,836
4
Cambridge, MA
$121,677
5
Omaha, NE
$119,043

RECENTLY ADDED Medical Scientist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
University of Florida
Medical Scientist
10/25/2019
$31,305
Intermountain Healthcare
Medical Scientist
09/03/2019
$83,480
University of Florida
Medical Scientist
07/27/2019
$40,000
University of Florida
Medical Scientist
05/29/2019
$70,000
Chemtex Environmental Laboratory, Inc.
Medical Scientist
03/22/2019
$75,695
Chemtex Environmental Laboratory, Inc.
Medical Scientist
03/21/2019
$75,695
Amgen Inc.
Senior Medical Scientist
03/21/2019
$200,000
Environment & Health Group Inc.
Medical Scientist
03/15/2019
$73,045
Environment and Health Group, Inc.
Medical Scientist
03/11/2019
$73,045
Proteus Molecular & Clinical Lab, LLC
Medical Scientist
03/07/2019
$50,151
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