Atmospheric and Space Scientist Salary Information in Huntsville, Alabama

The annual and hourly salary statistics of atmospheric and space scientists in Huntsville, Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of atmospheric and space scientists in Huntsville is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Atmospheric and Space Scientists in Huntsville, Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,530
25th Percentile Wage
$74,250
50th Percentile Wage
$97,690
75th Percentile Wage
$125,360
90th Percentile Wage
$167,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for atmospheric and space scientists in Huntsville, Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $167,010. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $59,530.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$97,690
11.25% 12.04%
2015
$86,700
0.88% -
2013
$85,940
0.01% -
2012
$85,930
- -

Table 3. Compare Atmospheric and Space Scientist Salary in Huntsville with Other Alabama Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $97,690, Huntsville is the highest paying city for atmospheric and space scientists in state of Alabama, followed by Tuscaloosa (median annual salary $93,240). In comparison, the median annual salary of atmospheric and space scientists in Huntsville is 4.6 percent (4.6%) higher than that in Tuscaloosa.

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



See also: Top paying jobs in Huntsville, Alabama.