SOC Code 19-1042 - Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

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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, pharmacologists, and medical pathologists who primarily conduct research.


SOC Code 19-1042 - Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists is a a final level code of the “Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations” Major Occupation Category. There are 127,180 total employees classified in this occupation in the USA, with an average Hourly Wage of $47.49 and average Annual Wage of $98,770.


Practitioners who primarily provide medical or dental care or dispense drugs are included in "Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners" (29-1000).


Occupation Examples

  • Cancer Researcher
  • Clinical Pharmacologist
  • Clinical Research Scientist
  • Gerontologist
  • Histologist
  • Histopathologist
  • Immunochemist
  • Industrial Pharmacist
  • Medical Health Researcher
  • Medical Research Scientist
  • Medical Scientist
  • Neuroscientist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Serologist
  • Toxicologist

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