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Medical Scientists in Alabama

Want to work in Alabama as a Medical Scientist? Read this first!

10.9% Jobs Projection
$56,950 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Medical Scientists in Alabama are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Medical Scientists in Alabama is growing faster than average.

  • Medical Scientists in Alabama earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Medical Scientists Work in Alabama?

In Alabama, there were 180 people working as Medical Scientists in the year 2018.

There were 180 Medical Scientists employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.


The typical state has 1,115 Medical Scientists working in it, which means Alabama has fewer Medical Scientists than average.


Job Projections for Alabama

Jobs for Medical Scientists in this state are growing at a rate of 10.9% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 13.4%.


Alabama Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 60 annual Medical Scientists job openings in Alabama, and 710 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 12,100 annual jobs and 136,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Medical Scientists Make in Alabama?

In 2018 wages for Medical Scientists ranged from $38,670 to $186,180 with $56,950 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.59 to $89.51. The median hourly rate was $27.38.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $24.98 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.40.

The median salary in Alabama is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top States for Medical Scientists Employment

View the list below to see where most Medical Scientists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 26,080 $99,100
Massachusetts 13,430 $84,070
New York 9,500 $78,900
Pennsylvania 7,970 $103,110
Washington 5,570 $78,680
Texas 5,240 $60,270
Maryland 5,010 $99,740
North Carolina 4,500 $88,690
Illinois 3,510 $75,990
Florida 3,470 $77,420
Ohio 3,430 $67,850
New Jersey 2,960 $128,210
Minnesota 2,920 $83,670
Michigan 2,550 $58,250
Missouri 1,830 $55,090
Virginia 1,800 $89,220
Oregon 1,720 $71,390
Georgia 1,710 $62,600
Indiana 1,550 $0
Arizona 1,500 $83,260

Below are the states where Medical Scientists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $128,210
Connecticut $111,840
Delaware $110,750
Pennsylvania $103,110
Maryland $99,740
Nevada $99,720
California $99,100
Maine $94,100
Rhode Island $91,110
Virginia $89,220

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