Atmospheric and Space Scientist Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for atmospheric and space scientists in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of atmospheric and space scientists among Alabama metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Atmospheric and Space Scientists in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,380
25th Percentile Wage
$72,060
50th Percentile Wage
$93,810
75th Percentile Wage
$116,340
90th Percentile Wage
$154,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for atmospheric and space scientists in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $154,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $93,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,380.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of atmospheric and space scientists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$93,810
12.25% 9.55%
2015
$82,320
7.14% -
2014
$76,440
-11.02% -
2013
$84,860
0.01% -
2012
$84,850
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Atmospheric and Space Scientists in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of atmospheric and space scientists in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of atmospheric and space scientists in state of Alabama ranges from $60,790 to $97,690. The highest paying area for atmospheric and space scientists in Alabama is Huntsville with a median annual salary of $97,690. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Tuscaloosa (mean annual salary $93,240). The lowest paying area is Mobile with a median annual salary of $60,790.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Huntsville
$97,690
Tuscaloosa
$93,240
Mobile
$60,790




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