Medical Scientists

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Occupation Description

Medical scientists perform research related to the understanding of human diseases and the advancement of human health. They also engage in clinical study, research and development, or other related duties.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

95420

Job Openings By 2020

42600

Growth Rate

36.4%

Required Education

Doctoral or professional degree
Specific Programs:
Doctor of Medicine
Doctor of Science

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth