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Epidemiologists Salary in the Industry of General Medical and Surgical Hospitals

The salary statistics and trend of epidemiologists in the industry of general medical and surgical hospitals are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare epidemiologists salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,160
25th Percentile Wage
$67,130
50th Percentile Wage
$79,230
75th Percentile Wage
$97,450
90th Percentile Wage
$118,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for epidemiologists in the industry of general medical and surgical hospitals. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) epidemiologists is $118,300. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $79,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent epidemiologists is $56,160.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of epidemiologists in the industry of General Medical and Surgical Hospitals from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201679,2301.60%6.84%
201577,960-0.83%-
201478,6105.66%-
201374,1600.47%-
201273,810--

Table 2. Average Hourly Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27.00
25th Percentile Wage
$32.27
50th Percentile Wage
$38.09
75th Percentile Wage
$46.85
90th Percentile Wage
$56.87

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for epidemiologists in the industry of general medical and surgical hospitals. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) epidemiologists is $56.87. The median hourly salary is $38.09. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.00.

Table 3. Compare Epidemiologists Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of epidemiologists in nine industries within the health care and social assistance sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of epidemiologists in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Outpatient Care Centers
$97,700
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$83,720
Hospitals - Local government owned
$83,720
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$79,230
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$78,950
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$77,550
Hospitals - Privately owned
$77,300
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$77,290
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$72,480

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