2024 salary report for science & clinical talent in the U.S.


Across the country, hiring managers of scientific professionals are concerned with finding the right talent—not the cost of that talent. Here’s where their focus is: 

Sourcing the right science and clinical talent

Finding science and clinical talent quickly

The reliability of science and clinical talent

Salary breakdown, by science or clinical occupations:

We’re seeing salaries continue to rise for in-demand roles, where there’s increasing wage pressure and a short supply of talent.



Key skills and certifications:

Top competitors for science and clinical talent would agree on the top skills they’re seeking. Hiring conditions for these skill sets are difficult across the country.

These top in-demand skills are the most sought after in the market:



Companies are aggressively recruiting talent with qualified certifications related to security clearances, hazardous waste or materials, and GCP/GLP regulations. Hiring conditions are extremely competitive for the science and clinical professionals who possess these qualifications

Top certifications in the market now:



Are you in a position to compete for top talent?

As the demand for scientific talent heats up, the best approach for hiring success is to work with an honest and authentic staffing partner—one with deep experience in science and clinical disciplines throughout the nation. As the staffing industry founder with 75+ years of experience, Kelly is that partner. Through authentic relationships with elusive science and clinical talent, we’re ready to quickly connect you with the reliable professionals you need.

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