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Medical Scientists

Overview

Medical scientists conduct research, clinical investigations, industry reviews, and develop drugs to improve and prolong human health. Approximately 107,900 medical scientists are employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Doctorate

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Curious

Technical

Career Ladder
Biotech Firm Owner, or Consultant

College Professor

Research Manager

Medical Scientist