Toxicologist - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Toxicologist"

How much does a Toxicologist in the federal government get paid? $117,540.58* *Based on the 2016 average.
449 EMPLOYEES
$51.95M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Toxicologist was the 245th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 449 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency hired the most employees titled Toxicology, with an average salary of $119,303.

Government Toxicology jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Toxicology job is GS-6, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions fall under this job category. Due to the growing focus of them STEM fields, individuals in this job category tend to advance more quickly than employees in the other job categories. Jobs in this category are being added quickly and many organizations have trouble finding qualified individuals. Individuals in this job category typically recieve pormotions of 2 grade increases at a time until they reach GS-12.

Agencies that have hired a Toxicologist

Toxicologist Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Toxicologist is $117,540.58. The highest paid Toxicologist made $250,000 in 2016.

Common Toxicologist Payscales

Payscale Number of Toxicology Employees
GS - General Schedule 326
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 26
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 26
RG - Code For Use By Hhs Only. 21
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 19
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 11
RF - Code Is For Use By Hhs Only. 6
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 4
ST - Scientific And Professional 2
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 2
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 2
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 1
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 1

Starting Paygrade: $32,716.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $138,572.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Professional and Scientific
Occupation Family: 0400 NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-6 Paygrade

GS-6 is the starting paygrade for Toxicology jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-6 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
EntomologyProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Biological Science TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Agricultural MarketingAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Dental Laboratory Aid and TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Vocational RehabilitationAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Toxicology Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Toxicologist was $92,204. Since then, the average pay has increased to $119,765 in 2017.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0415.

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