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Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

in Massachusetts

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

Occupation Projection for Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
191042  Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 11,444 12,971 1,527 13.34 % 225 777 153 1,155 Doctoral or professional degree 

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    4,640  41 % 5,410  42 % 770  17 % $109,120
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    4,640  41 % 5,410  42 % 770  17 % $109,120
Educational Services    580  5 % 660  5 % 80  14 % $75,290
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    140  1 % 150  1 % 10  4 % $124,910
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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