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Medical Scientists

Conduct research to better understand human health and disease.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$40.93 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  12.8%    Read more about outlook


Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

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

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