How much does a Toxicologist make in the United States? The average Toxicologist salary in the United States is $80,063 as of April 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $66,017 and $96,687. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Toxicologist develops and coordinates regulatory programs for consumer products. Conducts research on toxic effects of consumer products and ingredients on laboratory animals for manufacturers of consumer products. Being a Toxicologist may require a Ph. D in toxicology or its equivalent and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Additionally, Toxicologist is familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a project manager or director. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. (Copyright 2021 View full job description

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