Atmospheric and Space Scientist Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for atmospheric and space scientists in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of atmospheric and space scientists amongst Arizona 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$111,690
75th Percentile Wage
$101,930
50th Percentile Wage
$88,040
25th Percentile Wage
$73,120
10th Percentile Wage
$57,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for atmospheric and space scientists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $111,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,940.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$53.70
75th Percentile Wage
$49.01
50th Percentile Wage
$42.33
25th Percentile Wage
$35.15
10th Percentile Wage
$27.86

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for atmospheric and space scientists in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $53.70. The median hourly salary is $42.33. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27.86.

Table 3. Average Atmospheric and Space Scientist Wage in Arizona vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Atmospheric and Space Scientists
$88,040
Chemists
$73,060
Materials Scientists
$100,280
Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
$55,370
Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers)
$62,820
Hydrologists
$69,800
Other Physical Scientists
$72,820

Atmospheric and Space Scientist Salary by State

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