Medical Scientist, Except Epidemiologists Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of medical scientists, except epidemiologists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare medical scientist, except epidemiologists salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,310
25th Percentile Wage
$57,080
50th Percentile Wage
$79,110
75th Percentile Wage
$110,100
90th Percentile Wage
$151,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical scientists, except epidemiologists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) medical scientists, except epidemiologists is $151,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $79,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid medical scientists, except epidemiologists is $44,310.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of medical scientists, except epidemiologists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201679,1102.38%8.42%
201577,2303.16%-
201474,7902.43%-
201372,9700.71%-
201272,450--

Compare Medical Scientist, Except Epidemiologists Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of medical scientists, except epidemiologists in 23 industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for medical scientist, except epidemiologists occupations is the psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $125,360. The lowest paying industry is the social assistance industry (annual salary $58,430). For detailed medical scientist, except epidemiologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$125,360
Home Health Care Services
$99,240
Outpatient Care Centers
$96,510
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$85,850
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$85,510
Hospitals - Local government owned
$85,510
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$82,570
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$81,520
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$78,530
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$78,250
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$78,220
Offices of Physicians
$78,200
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$77,960
Hospitals - Privately owned
$77,870
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$77,790
Hospitals - State government owned
$75,250
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$74,530
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$72,320
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$68,130
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$64,810
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$59,750
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$59,750
Social Assistance
$58,430

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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