Life Scientist Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of life scientists in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare life scientist salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Life Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,450
25th Percentile Wage
$61,840
50th Percentile Wage
$76,910
75th Percentile Wage
$96,480
90th Percentile Wage
$117,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for life scientists in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) life scientists is $117,370. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $76,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid life scientists is $48,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of life scientists in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201676,910-1.04%3.82%
201577,710-1.42%-
201478,8105.44%-
201374,5200.74%-
201273,970--

Compare Life Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of life scientists in two industries in the utilities sector are shown below. For detailed life scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$76,910
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$74,220

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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