Medical Scientists Salary in United States (2024)

The average salary for Medical Scientists in the United States is around $108720 per year.

How much do Medical Scientists make in the United States?

In the United States, Medical Scientists earn an average hourly wage of $52.27 and a mean annual wage of $108720.

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Medical Scientists earnings by experience

For Medical Scientists positions in the United States, hourly wages vary widely. The 10th percentile earns approximately $27.33 per hour, while those at the 25th percentile earn about $31.7 per hour. The median hourly wage stands at $46.74, and at the 75th percentile, it increases to $63.47. The top earners, at the 90th percentile, command an impressive $81.31 hourly.

When considering annual wages for Medical Scientists roles, the distribution remains diverse. At the 10th percentile, workers earn around $56850 annually, while those at the 25th percentile make about $65940 annually. The median annual wage, however, is $97210. For the 75th percentile, the figure rises to $132010, and at the 90th percentile, it peaks at $169130 per year.

Earnings for Starting level Medical Scientists

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Earnings for Junior-level Medical Scientists

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Earnings for Mid-level Medical Scientists

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Earnings for Senior-level Medical Scientists

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Earnings for Top-level Medical Scientists

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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (Last updated: May 2023)