Pharmacologist

Pharmacologist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$82,000
$44,000
Min 10%
$82,000
Median 50%
$152,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Food and Drug Administration
Highest Paying City
Rockville, MD
Highest Paying State
Maine
Average Experience Level
4.0 years
How much does a pharmacologist make?
As a Pharmacologist in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $82,335 per year or $39.58 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 108,000. The top 10 percent earn over $152,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $44,000 annually. Non Profits companies and Technology companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Some of the states with the best Pharmacologist salaries are Maine, Vermont, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Delaware. Most Pharmacologists spend 4.0 years in the position.
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Average Pharmacologist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Pharmacologist in the United States is $82,335 per year or $39.58 per hour. Pharmacologists make the most in Rockville, MD at about $115,020 per year. Even as an entry-level Pharmacologist, you will make $64,000 per year in Rockville, MD. Some of the states with the best Pharmacologist salaries are Maine, Vermont, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, Minnesota, and Arkansas. The lowest earning states are Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, Michigan, and Hawaii.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Rockville, MD
$115,020
2
Cambridge, MA
$108,135
3
Pico Rivera, CA
$96,950
4
Oak Lawn, IL
$94,017
5
Fort Worth, TX
$87,487

Average Pharmacologist Salary By Company

If you are a Pharmacologist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Non Profits companies and Technology companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Pharmacologists are Food and Drug Administration and Genentech. Companies like Abbott and bluebird bio also report very competitive wages for Pharmacologists.

Recently Added Pharmacologist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
10/29/2019
$137,849
06/08/2019
$117,191