Biochemists and Biophysicists Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for biochemists and biophysicists in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of biochemists and biophysicists among Florida 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 Biochemists and Biophysicists in Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,630
25th Percentile Wage
$65,800
50th Percentile Wage
$79,990
75th Percentile Wage
$118,550
90th Percentile Wage
$162,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for biochemists and biophysicists in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $162,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $48,630.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of biochemists and biophysicists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$79,990
8.85% 34.62%
2016
$72,910
-0.08% -
2015
$72,970
19.60% -
2014
$58,670
-1.28% -
2013
$59,420
11.98% -
2012
$52,300
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Biochemists and Biophysicists in Florida Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of biochemists and biophysicists in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of biochemists and biophysicists in state of Florida ranges from $55,970 to $90,880. The highest paying area for biochemists and biophysicists in Florida is Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford with a median annual salary of $90,880. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach (mean annual salary $72,370). The lowest paying area is Gainesville with a median annual salary of $55,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$90,880
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$72,370
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$71,280
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$64,340
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$63,970
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$61,480
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$58,260
Gainesville
$55,970




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