Agricultural and Food Scientist Salary in Sector of Utilities

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

Average Annual Salary of Agricultural and Food Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,110
25th Percentile Wage
$63,130
50th Percentile Wage
$80,450
75th Percentile Wage
$95,120
90th Percentile Wage
$114,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for agricultural and food 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) agricultural and food scientists is $114,010. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $80,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid agricultural and food scientists is $52,110.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of agricultural and food scientists in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
201480,450-0.85%-2.71%
201381,130-1.85%-
201282,630--

Compare Agricultural and Food Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

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

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$80,450
Utilities
$80,450

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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