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Epidemiologist Salary

$95,707 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Epidemiologist is $95,707 a year and $46 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Epidemiologist is between $67,279 and $118,688. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an Epidemiologist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Plans, directs, and coordinates studies concerned with incidence of disease and effects of genetics, environment, lifestyle, chemicals, and other factors on health.
  • Collects and analyzes such information as the race, gender and age of the people with the disease; their shared biological characteristics, such as a family history of the disease or common blood types; shared personal habits, such as tobacco and drug use and diet and exercise patterns; and social and economic factors.
  • Analyzes data collected to determine probable effects on disease and mortality rates, using valid statistical techniques and knowledge of epidemiology.
Epidemiologist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Epidemiologists

Job family population: 6,870

Estimated population of Epidemiologist jobs: 3,776

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Epidemiologist Job Listings for United States

Jun 14
New Brunswick, NJ, USA
The Fountain Group
We are a national staffing firm and are currently seeking a SAS Programmer/Epidemiologist for a prominent client of ours. This position is located in New Brunswick, NJ. Details for the position are ...
May 20
Washington, DC, USA
Motir Services
Designs, plans and initiates epidemiological studies, surveys, and investigations. * Evaluate data collection, quality control, and data utilization methods used to study epidemiological problems and ...
Community Epidemiologist (2 positions)
May 23
Elizabethtown, KY, USA
GoHire Employment and Development
... epidemiological subjects and reads. · Interprets and prepares technical reports on epidemiological studies and investigations. · Prepares and submits grant proposals for Public Health Projects ...
Epidemiologist III
Apr 2
San Diego, United States
Leidos's is currently seeking a full-time Epidemiologist III to support the Deployment Health Research Department at the Naval Health Research Center in San Diego, CA. This position will support the ...
Researcher or Senior Researcher, Safety & Epidemiology-Epidemiologist-PS22463
May 26
Wilmington, DE, USA
Veterans Wanted RESEARCHER OR SENIOR RESEARCHER, SAFETY AND EPIDEMIOLOGY HealthCore, Inc., a health services research firm, is seeking a Researcher with experience in biostatistics or epidemiology to ...
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