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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of agricultural and food scientists in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||2-Year Growth|
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|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .