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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 $130,040, New Jersey is the highest paying state for medical scientists, except epidemiologists. It is followed by Delaware (average annual salary $106,380). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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
$130,040
$71,010 2,560
2 Delaware
$106,380
$57,590 330
3 Nevada
$100,890
$55,110 250
4 Connecticut
$99,920
$60,210 1,430
5 Maryland
$99,260
$52,950 3,980
6 California
$97,240
$50,890 25,730
7 Pennsylvania
$95,440
$56,050 7,690
8 Virginia
$93,420
$52,850 2,040
9 North Carolina
$89,660
$53,780 3,840
10 Maine
$87,760
$43,810 170
11 Massachusetts
$84,980
$45,660 11,170
12 District of Columbia
$83,240
$44,930 600
13 Arkansas
$80,820
$31,210 120
14 Indiana
$80,430
$34,340 1,570
15 Rhode Island
$77,930
$46,760 130
16 New York
$77,660
$46,430 9,190
17 Washington
$77,450
$46,490 5,330
18 Oklahoma
$77,370
$47,920 130
19 New Hampshire
$77,350
$52,670 390
20 Hawaii
$76,950
$46,090 240
21 Ohio
$75,240
$44,740 4,390
22 Utah
$70,280
$34,100 610
23 Kansas
$70,180
$48,770 560
24 West Virginia
$69,510
$28,340 130
25 New Mexico
$69,380
$44,610 430
26 Minnesota
$68,870
$40,960 2,930
27 Florida
$68,560
$39,400 2,270
28 Montana
$68,080
$48,160 100
29 Idaho
$67,230
$44,370 290
30 Oregon
$66,820
$45,400 1,440
31 Arizona
$66,160
$41,480 1,720
32 Illinois
$65,780
$43,750 3,230
33 North Dakota
$65,590
$44,020 50
34 Kentucky
$64,900
$35,610 360
35 South Dakota
$64,750
$41,960 130
36 Tennessee
$63,380
$37,140 1,470
37 South Carolina
$62,790
$37,030 350
38 Louisiana
$62,420
$43,050 130
39 Iowa
$61,720
$45,370 840
40 Texas
$61,720
$40,880 4,310
41 Wisconsin
$60,190
$33,840 940
42 Vermont
$59,790
$36,780 300
43 Georgia
$56,260
$30,140 1,520
44 Michigan
$55,470
$38,800 2,420
45 Missouri
$53,220
$41,130 1,500
46 Colorado
$53,180
$39,120 1,360
47 Alabama
$51,960
$37,150 180
48 Nebraska
$48,330
$35,470 460
49 Mississippi
$43,890
$25,920 300
50 Puerto Rico
$41,560
$27,670 70
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