Medical Scientist, Except Epidemiologists Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical scientists, except epidemiologists in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical scientists, except epidemiologists among California cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,600
25th Percentile Wage
$71,190
50th Percentile Wage
$97,440
75th Percentile Wage
$124,940
90th Percentile Wage
$164,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical scientists, except epidemiologists in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $164,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,600.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.33
25th Percentile Wage
$34.22
50th Percentile Wage
$46.85
75th Percentile Wage
$60.07
90th Percentile Wage
$79.15

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for medical scientists, except epidemiologists in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $79.15. The median hourly salary is $46.85. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.33.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of medical scientists, except epidemiologists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201697,440-6.72%10.25%
2015103,9905.53%-
201498,2404.80%-
201393,5206.49%-
201287,450--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical scientists, except epidemiologists in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical scientists, except epidemiologists in state of California ranges from $83,800 to $119,050. The highest paying area for medical scientists, except epidemiologists in California is Napa with a median annual salary of $119,050. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura (mean annual salary $114,730). The lowest paying area is San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City with a median annual salary of $83,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Napa
$119,050
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$114,730
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$114,430
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$109,830
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$102,490
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$101,650
Salinas
$100,570
Bakersfield-Delano
$99,980
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$99,720
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$99,690
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$96,170
Fresno
$94,800
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$94,460
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$91,330
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$90,780
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$88,800
Redding
$87,520
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$86,870
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$83,800


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