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Neuroscientist Statistics By Gender

Among Neuroscientists, 52.6% of them are women compared to 47.4% which are men.

  • Female, 52.6%
  • Male, 47.4%

Neuroscientists By Gender

GenderPercentages
Female52.6%
Male47.4%

Gender Pay Gap For Neuroscientist

Women Earn 99¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$80,377
female-income
Female Income
$79,623

Neuroscientist Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the Neuroscientist position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019

Neuroscientist Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201058.79%41.21%
201155.19%44.81%
201261.43%38.57%
201356.75%43.25%
201457.78%42.22%
201558.65%41.35%
201654.09%45.91%
201756.46%43.54%
201855.09%44.91%
201953.33%46.67%

Neuroscientist Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, Procurement Forester and Field Agronomist have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Animal Behaviorist18%82%
Chronic Disease Epidemiologist25%75%
Collector Of Aquarium Specimens27%73%
Neuroscientist47%53%
Forestry Consultant93%7%
Field Agronomist94%6%
Procurement Forester95%5%

Neuroscientist Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among Neuroscientists is White, which makes up 59.6% of all Neuroscientists. Comparatively, there are 28.5% of the Asian ethnicity and 6.2% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

  • White, 59.6%
  • Asian, 28.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 6.2%
  • Black or African American, 3.6%
  • Unknown, 1.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.2%

Neuroscientist Race

Neuroscientist RacePercentages
White59.6%
Asian28.5%
Hispanic or Latino6.2%
Black or African American3.6%
Unknown1.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.2%

Neuroscientist Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among Neuroscientists.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Neuroscientist Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201059.62%3.45%30.50%4.44%
201158.36%3.87%30.97%5.09%
201259.17%3.67%30.14%4.84%
201359.76%3.76%28.74%5.58%
201459.45%4.10%29.35%4.60%
201559.57%3.55%30.14%4.55%
201658.94%3.34%28.94%6.74%
201759.06%4.20%28.43%5.66%
201858.18%3.96%29.30%5.79%
201959.57%3.61%28.50%6.17%

Neuroscientist Wage Gap By Race

Unknown Neuroscientists have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Hispanic or Latino Neuroscientists have the lowest average salary at $75,719.
$88,000
$85,000
$82,000
$79,000
$76,000
$73,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$86,150
White$81,972
Black or African American$77,674
Asian$78,485
Hispanic or Latino$75,719

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Average Age of a Neuroscientist

We determined the average age of Neuroscientists based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Neuroscientist Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
White3840
Black or African American40.538.5
Asian4043
Hispanic or Latino3932

Neuroscientist Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of Neuroscientist employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of Neuroscientists is 40+ years old, which represents 49% of the population.

20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Neuroscientist Age

Neuroscientist YearsPercentages
20-30 years14%
30-40 years37%
40+ years49%

Types of Neuroscientist Degree Levels

The most common degree for Neuroscientists is Bachelor's Degree 58% of Neuroscientists earn that degree. A close second is Doctoral Degree with 32% and rounding it off is Master's Degree with 5%.

  • Bachelors, 58%
  • Doctorate, 32%
  • Masters, 5%
  • Associate, 5%

Neuroscientists By Education

Neuroscientist DegreePercentages
Bachelors58%
Doctorate32%
Masters5%
Associate5%

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Neuroscientist Wage Gap By Education

Neuroscientists with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $79,623 annually. With a Masters degree, Neuroscientists earn a median annual income of $69,630 compared to $65,882 for Neuroscientists with an Bachelors degree.
$81,000
$78,000
$75,000
$72,000
$69,000
$66,000
$63,000
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Doctorate Degree
EducationSalary
Master's Degree$69,630
Bachelor's Degree$65,882
Doctorate Degree$79,623

Neuroscientist Employment Statistics

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire Neuroscientists.

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Neuroscientist Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
100 - 500 employees17%
500 - 1,000 employees8%
1,000 - 10,000 employees58%
> 10,000 employees17%

Neuroscientist Turnover And Employment Statistics

Neuroscientist Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of Neuroscientists changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Neuroscientist Unemployment Rate By Year

YearNeuroscientist Unemployment Rate
20102.36%
20112.60%
20123.20%
20132.82%
20142.34%
20152.18%
20162.71%
20172.30%
20182.40%
20191.58%

The Average Number of Years That Neuroscientist Stay in a Job

By looking over 20 Neuroscientists resumes, we figured out that the average Neuroscientist enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 32%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Neuroscientist Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year8%
1-2 years32%
3-4 years12%
5-7 years28%
8-10 years0%
11+ years20%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Neuroscientists with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to Neuroscientists.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Operations Forester5.27%64,076
Environmental Scientist8.32%63,899
Public Health Microbiology Laboratory Director9.60%92,093
Neuroscientist14.12%
Planning Internship17.03%91,815
Psychotherapist21.26%18,941
Animal Breeding And Genetics Professor23.44%14,751

Neuroscientist LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Operations Forester5.27%64,076
Environmental Scientist8.32%63,899
Public Health Microbiology Laboratory Director9.60%92,093
Planning Internship17.03%91,815
Psychotherapist21.26%18,941
Animal Breeding And Genetics Professor23.44%14,751

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Where Do Neuroscientists Earn The Most?

The map here shows where Neuroscientists earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

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