Pharmacognosist Career

*A job as a Pharmacognosist falls under the broader career category of Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. If you can provide us with more information, .

Job Description for Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists : 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.


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Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologist Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$90,230

Median Hourly Wage

$43.38*

Total Employed Nationally

104,280


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2013 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.