Medical Scientist Salary in Ireland

€43,386
per year
per month
€3,620
per month
per year

Medical Scientist - Average Salary in Ireland

The average salary for a Medical Scientist is €43,386 gross per year (€3,620 gross per month), which is 2% lower than the national average salary in Ireland.
HSE salary scale: a Medical Scientist can expect an average starting salary of €32,693. The highest salaries can exceed €78,351.
€32,693
Low
€43,386
Average
€78,351
High
€2,720
Low
€3,620
Average
€6,530
High

Medical Scientist Salary Range

Low
€32,693
Average
€43,386
Senior
€50,485
High
€78,351
Low
€2,720
Average
€3,620
Senior
€4,210
High
€6,530
Among Medical Scientists working for the HSE, Basic Grade Medical Scientists have the lowest salaries, while more experienced positions like Senior Medical Scientists, Specialist Medical Scientists or Chief Medical Scientists enjoy the highest salaries.

Medical Scientist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Chief Medical Scientist€67K/year
+55% 
Specialist Medical Scientist€61K/year
+41% 
Senior Medical Scientist€50K/year
+16% 
Basic Grade Medical Scientist€39K/year
 -11%

Medical Scientist - Pay by Experience Level in Ireland

An Entry Level Medical Scientist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn €36,000 gross per year on average. A mid career Medical Scientist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of €39,000, while a Senior Medical Scientist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average €50,000. Medical Scientists with more than 20 years of experience may earn more than €55,000.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Medical Scientist

Late Career▲ +27%
Senior▲ +15%
Average Salary€43,386/year
Mid Career▼ -10%
Entry Level▼ -17%

Gender Breakdown

Female
67%
Male
33%

Medical Scientist - Jobs by Location

Medical Scientist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on salary data collected from Medical Scientist jobs published on Jobted Ireland in the last 12 months and on public data sources (eg. Civil Service salary scales, HSE salary scales).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Medical Scientist

How much does a Medical Scientist make in Ireland?
A Medical Scientist in Ireland earns an average of €43,386 gross per year, which is about €3,620 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Medical Scientist updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Medical Scientist in Ireland?
The starting salary of a Medical Scientist in Ireland is around €32,693 gross per year. Basic Grade Medical Scientists usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Medical Scientist in Ireland?
The highest salary of a Medical Scientist in Ireland can reach and exceed €78,351 gross per year. Senior Medical Scientists, Specialist Medical Scientists or Chief Medical Scientists usually have the highest salaries.
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