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
$45,390
25th Percentile Wage
$58,150
50th Percentile Wage
$80,010
75th Percentile Wage
$107,660
90th Percentile Wage
$142,690

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 $142,690. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $80,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid medical scientists, except epidemiologists is $45,390.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$80,010
1.12% 9.45%
2016
$79,110
2.38% -
2015
$77,230
3.16% -
2014
$74,790
2.43% -
2013
$72,970
0.71% -
2012
$72,450
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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 24 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 other ambulatory health care services industry (annual salary $55,310). 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
Hospitals - Local government owned
$93,130
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$93,130
Outpatient Care Centers
$92,880
Offices of Physicians
$82,360
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$82,300
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$81,520
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$80,690
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$80,620
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$79,960
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$79,810
Hospitals - Privately owned
$78,890
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$77,590
Hospitals - State government owned
$76,740
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$75,960
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$73,750
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$70,980
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$69,190
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$68,130
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$65,850
Social Assistance
$58,430
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$55,310
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$55,310

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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