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Medical Scientists

Conduct research to better understand human health and disease.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Above the statewide median
$30.59 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Above statewide average
Growth rate:  7.5%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Doctoral or professional degree is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Research diseases or parasites.
  • Analyze biological samples.
  • Prepare scientific or technical reports or presentations.
  • Monitor operational procedures in technical environments to ensure conformance to standards.
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Job Title Examples:

Clinical Pharmacologist
Laboratory Director
Epidemiologist

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