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Epidemiologists

Investigate the causes of health problems in communities or societies.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Well above the statewide median
$34.50 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Below statewide average
Growth rate:  4.9%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Analyze biological samples.
  • Research diseases or parasites.
  • Communicate with government agencies.
  • Prepare scientific or technical reports or presentations.
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Job Title Examples:

Clinical Pharmacologist
Laboratory Director
Epidemiologist

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