While Pharmacology has degrees up to the Doctors degree research scholarship, the majority of students earn a Masters degree. Students study Pharmacology all around the US, though the major at the Bachelors degree level has the most graduates in California. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Pharmacology is $42,090.

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Top Colleges for Pharmacology

The University of California-Santa Barbara is a top choice for students who want to study Pharmacology. Students can earn up to a Doctors degree research scholarship at the school. The University of California-Santa Barbara awards about 42 Bachelors degrees to those majoring in Pharmacology per year. However, Stony Brook University and CUNY York College are also options to consider. Take a look at the college options in the table below.

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Careers for Pharmacology Majors

The highest paying careers for Pharmacology majors include Natural Sciences Managers, Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists and Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary. However, another thing to think about is how many job openings there currently is. Positions that are in high need that a degree in Pharmacology can prepare you for are Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists, Molecular and Cellular Biologists and Natural Sciences Managers.

Top Paying Careers for Pharmacology

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $123,860)
  2. Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists   (Median Wage: $84,810)
  3. Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $82,550)
  4. Molecular and Cellular Biologists   (Median Wage: $79,590)
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