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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).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
191042  Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 10,165 10,746 581 5.72 % 373 58 315 Doctoral or professional degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    5,830  57 % 5,900  55 % 70  1 % $107,470
Health Care and Social Assistance    3,050  30 % 3,480  32 % 430  14 % $78,560
Educational Services    1,070  11 % 1,140  11 % 70  7 % $84,810
Educational Services    1,070  11 % 1,140  11 % 70  7 % $84,810