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Highest Paying States for Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

The highest paying states for medical scientists, except epidemiologists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of medical scientists, except epidemiologists in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $119,450, New Jersey is the highest paying state for medical scientists, except epidemiologists. It is followed by Delaware (average annual salary $118,020). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of medical scientists, except epidemiologists in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 New Jersey
$119,450
$76,710 4,150
2 Delaware
$118,020
$61,160 250
3 California
$97,440
$50,600 24,260
4 Maryland
$96,810
$49,790 5,010
5 Rhode Island
$95,010
$64,540 290
6 Arkansas
$94,080
$40,840 140
7 Nevada
$93,900
$58,170 280
8 Virginia
$93,420
$52,850 1,900
9 North Carolina
$90,450
$52,560 3,230
10 Connecticut
$89,920
$55,190 1,640
11 Massachusetts
$87,440
$45,320 9,710
12 Maine
$85,670
$44,510 190
13 Pennsylvania
$85,530
$53,890 6,750
14 Indiana
$80,430
$34,340 1,470
15 Utah
$77,390
$44,440 550
16 New York
$74,900
$44,870 9,900
17 Kansas
$74,440
$47,980 600
18 District of Columbia
$73,680
$47,040 690
19 West Virginia
$72,710
$52,920 80
20 Ohio
$71,780
$43,020 4,210
21 New Hampshire
$71,260
$50,270 370
22 Washington
$70,340
$44,430 4,430
23 New Mexico
$68,200
$44,440 370
24 Tennessee
$67,360
$41,470 1,540
25 Arizona
$67,350
$40,710 1,840
26 Hawaii
$67,190
$44,150 310
27 Oregon
$65,250
$44,560 1,930
28 Texas
$63,900
$35,780 3,540
29 Florida
$63,860
$36,870 1,940
30 Louisiana
$63,340
$42,730 140
31 Minnesota
$62,830
$39,240 2,290
32 Wisconsin
$62,240
$34,430 1,000
33 Illinois
$61,860
$42,490 2,820
34 Idaho
$60,480
$35,290 130
35 Oklahoma
$60,170
$42,930 220
36 South Dakota
$60,160
$38,660 140
37 Vermont
$59,790
$36,780 290
38 South Carolina
$59,240
$34,700 310
39 Michigan
$58,220
$40,970 2,790
40 Montana
$57,360
$19,500 130
41 North Dakota
$55,390
$41,670 30
42 Missouri
$53,020
$40,520 2,100
43 Colorado
$52,890
$39,770 1,130
44 Georgia
$52,680
$29,000 1,390
45 Alabama
$52,650
$36,290 190
46 Kentucky
$52,430
$35,350 650
47 Nebraska
$48,100
$34,610 460
48 Puerto Rico
$42,600
$27,510 60

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of medical scientists, except epidemiologists in those states is not available at this time.

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