Conduct research dealing with the understanding of human diseases and the improvement of human health. Engage in clinical investigation, research and development, or other related activities. Includes physicians, dentists, public health specialists, pharmacologists, and medical pathologists who primarily conduct research.
Median Annual Wage: $79,930
Education: Post-doctoral training (45%); Doctoral degree (29%); Master's degree (20%)
Projected Growth: Average (8% to 14%)
Related Job Titles: Scientist; Investigator; Research Scientist; Clinical Laboratory Scientist; Laboratory Director; Post-Doctoral Fellow; Clinical Pharmacologist; Senior Scientist; Senior Research Scientist; Associate Director, Experimental Medicine