Atmospheric and Space Scientist Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for atmospheric and space scientists in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of atmospheric and space scientists among Florida 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,490
25th Percentile Wage
$63,090
50th Percentile Wage
$92,850
75th Percentile Wage
$117,660
90th Percentile Wage
$139,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for atmospheric and space scientists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $139,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,490.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.54
25th Percentile Wage
$30.33
50th Percentile Wage
$44.64
75th Percentile Wage
$56.57
90th Percentile Wage
$67.04

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for atmospheric and space scientists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $67.04. The median hourly salary is $44.64. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.54.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of atmospheric and space scientists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201692,8501.70%-0.67%
201591,2700.41%-
201490,9000.98%-
201390,010-3.84%-
201293,470--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of atmospheric and space scientists in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of atmospheric and space scientists in state of Florida ranges from $95,200 to $109,510. The highest paying area for atmospheric and space scientists in Florida is Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater with a median annual salary of $109,510. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach (mean annual salary $96,230). The lowest paying area is Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall with a median annual salary of $95,200.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$109,510
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$96,230
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$95,200


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