Epidemiologist Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Epidemiologist

What is the average annual salary for Epidemiologist?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Epidemiologist may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Epidemiologist in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Epidemiologist in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Epidemiologist in the United States is $89,902 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Epidemiologist in the United States are expected to make less than $89,902.

Source: HR Reported data as of August 2015

Median $89,902
  • 10%$65,213
  • 25%$76,978
  • 75%$105,229
  • 90%$119,183

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Job Description for Epidemiologist

Monitors and investigates known or suspected sources of infections in order to determine the source and ensure control of sexually transmitted and other communicable diseases. Reviews sterilization and disinfection techniques and recommends changes as needed. Provides related education to staff. Prepares simple cultures as needed for environmental and individual studies. May require a bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. View Epidemiologist job description

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Categories:  Healthcare -- Practitioners, Science and Research

Industries:  Biotechnology, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals

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