How much does a Physician Scientist make?

Updated Oct 3, 2021

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$159,371 /yr
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6 salaries

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$74K

Low

$159K

Average

$345K

High

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The national average salary for Physician Scientist is $159,371 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Physician Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Physician Scientist employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Physician$197,343 /yr
L3
Senior Physician$232,694 /yr
L4
Lead Physician$113,191 /yr
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Spectrum Health
3.6

Spectrum Health

Physician Scientist - Hourly
About 

$32 -$35

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$32

$35

$32 - $35 Range

University of Pennsylvania
4.3

University of Pennsylvania

Physician Scientist
About 

$112K -$124K

$112K

$124K

$112,423 - $123,825 Range

University of Chicago
4.2

University of Chicago

Physician Scientist
About 

$123K -$134K

$123K

$134K

$123,359 - $133,553 Range

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
3.8

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Physician Scientist
About 

$191K -$209K

$191K

$209K

$190,846 - $208,970 Range

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
4.5

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Physician Scientist
About 

$97K -$105K

$97K

$105K

$97,373 - $104,546 Range

Harvard Medical School
4.4

Harvard Medical School

Physician Scientist - Intern
About 

$575K -$624K

$575K

$624K

$574,640 - $623,670 Range

UC San Diego
4.3

UC San Diego

Physician-Scientist
About 

$70K -$76K

$70K

$76K

$69,744 - $76,280 Range

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Boston Children's Hospital
4

Boston Children's Hospital

Physician-Scientist
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$99K -$107K

$99K

$107K

$99,038 - $106,975 Range

SH

Physician-Scientist
About 

$88K -$95K

$88K

$95K

$88,122 - $95,440 Range

UT Southwestern Medical Center
4

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Physician Scientist Training
About 

$60K -$65K

$60K

$65K

$59,636 - $65,060 Range

HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress
3

HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress

Clinical Lab Scientist Or Physician Liaison
About 

$71K -$77K

$71K

$77K

$71,395 - $76,670 Range

NORTHWESTERN MCGAW CENTER FOR GME
4.3

NORTHWESTERN MCGAW CENTER FOR GME

Resident PGY2 Physician-scientist Training Program
About 

$58K -$62K

$58K

$62K

$57,797 - $61,831 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Physician Scientist salaries

The national average salary for a Physician Scientist is $159,371 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Physician Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Physician Scientist employees.

The highest salary for a Physician Scientist in United States is $344,953 per year.

The lowest salary for a Physician Scientist in United States is $73,631 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Physician Scientist or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Physician Scientist.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent physician scientist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$350,000
per year
A Physician in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $350,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$300,000
per year
A Physician (Nocturnist) in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $300,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$185
hourly
A Physician in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $185 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital
$201,440
per year
A Physician in the Omaha, NE Area area reported making $201,440 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Omaha, NE Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$6,969
monthly
A Doctor in the Norfolk, VA Area area reported making $6,969 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Norfolk, VA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Doctor in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
Orlando, FL Area area
Freelance
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$55,000
per year
An Er Physician in the Richmond, VA Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Richmond, VA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
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