Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries
Epidemiologists investigate and describe the determinants and distribution of disease, disability, or health outcomes. May develop the means for prevention and control.
Table of contents
- Average salary
- Starting salary
- Salary rank
- Salary range
- Highest paying states
- Highest paying industries
Entry-level Epidemiologists with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $49,140 to $59,380 per year or $24 to $29 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.
We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Epidemiologists to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.
|Highest (Top 10%)||$61||$126,040|
|Senior (Top 25%)||$47||$97,270|
|Middle (Mid 50%)||$36||$74,560|
|Junior (Bottom 25%)||$29||$59,380|
|No experience (Bottom 10%)||$24||$49,140|
Highest paying states
Another simple way to increase your salary as an Epidemiologist is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like WA doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at WA might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.
According to BLS, the highest paid Epidemiologists are in the states of WA, NV, MD, DC and NJ.
Highest paying industries
|Salary by industry||Annual||Hourly|
|Grantmaking and Giving Services||$146610||$70.49|
|Management of Companies and Enterprises||$118990||$57.21|
|Offices of Physicians||$116870||$56.19|
|Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing||$114050||$54.83|
|Scientific Research and Development Services||$110490||$53.12|
|Computer Systems Design and Related Services||$109510||$52.65|
|Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services||$93080||$44.75|
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals||$87750||$42.19|
|Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools||$74070||$35.61|
|Individual and Family Services||$68540||$32.95|